DOC Dolcetto di Diano d’Alba Superiore
(d.o.c. D.P.R. 03/05/1974)
The concentrical Diano d’Alba district is located on a hilltop which is among the highest in the Langhe zone.
Here, dolcetto grows untiringly in the best exposed slopes, becoming an important economic resource.
The features of Dolcetto di Diano d’Alba or Diano d’Alba Superiore foresees that, on putting the product on the market, as from the 1st September of the year following the harvest, the wine must present the following characteristics:
Winey and pleasantly characteristic.
Dry, pleasantly almond-like and harmonious with moderate acidity and good texture.
Minimum alcohol content: 12,5% by volume;
Minimum total acidity: 4,5 per thousand;
Minimum nonreducing extract: 23 g/litre.
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DOC Dolcetto di Diano d’Alba Superiore: Vines
The DOC Dolcetto di Diano d’Alba Superiore is a single varietal wine, and therefore can be made exclusively by Dolcetto grapes
The bunch of Dolcetto is a long pyramid in shape, and the grapes are round, with a blue-black skin. The fruit ripens in mid September. you can read more about Dolcetto here.
Recipes to pair with DOC Dolcetto di Diano d’Alba Superiore
Carne cruda all’albese
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