Vintage: 2016
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: Italy
Region: Piedmont
Appellation: Dolcetto D'Alba
Wine type: Red
Varietals: Dolcetto
Organic: Practicing
Vineyard: The Dolcetto for this wine is sourced from both the Paje and Carso vineyards in Barbaresco.
Orientation: South, southwest.
Soil: Paje is particularly rich in calcareous marl soil with a high content of active limestone. Carso sits next to the fortresses of Barbaresco, facing East, with limestone clay soil and a significant presence of sand.
Viticulture: Hand-harvested in September. The vines for this wine have a minimum age of 45 years.
Vinification: Fermented lasts for ten days in large french casks with a pied de cuvee made with indigenous yeasts. Submerged cap maceration then follows for 90-100 days.
Aging: The wine then ages in neutral french oak botti for approximately one year.