Vintage: 2015
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: Italy
Region: Piedmont
Appellation: Dolcetto D'Alba
Wine type: Red
Varietals: Dolcetto
Vineyard: The Santo Stefano vineyard in Perno in Monforte d'Alba.
Orientation: West, southwest. 300m in elevation.
Soil: Clayey-sandy, calcareous, composed of brown clay and grey sand of marine origin.
Viticulture: Hand harvested the last ten days of September.
Vinification: Traditional fermentation using a floating cap
Aging: Old slavonian botte.
Production: About 415 cases
Publication: Wine Spectator
Rating: 89
Fruity yet structured, with fine concentration and intensity, this needs air to reveal cassis, violet, blackberry and earth notes. Ends with eucalyptus and baker's chocolate accents. Drink now through 2020. 500 cases made.