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Dolcetto d'Alba DOC 2015, Costa di Bussia, Piedmont

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Dolcetto d'Alba DOC 2015, Costa di Bussia, Piedmont
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Producer:  Costa di Bussia
Grape Varieties:  Dolcetto 100%
Optimum Drinking:  Within 4 years
Wine Style:  Juicy lightish red
Alcohol by Volume:  12.5%
Closure:  Natural Cork
Country:  Italy

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Dolcetto d'Alba DOC 2015, Costa di Bussia, Piedmont

Tasting Note

Smooth, fresh and fragrant bouquet with hints of raspberries, violets and plums. In the mouth the wine is juicy with a pleasant almond background.

Producer Note

Since 1988 Costa di Bussia winery and vineyards have been owned and managed by the Sartirano family. The Estate is located in the Bussia region of Piemonte, near the village of Monforte d'Alba. The Estate includes the famous vineyard of "Campo del Buoi" and "Campo del Gatto"; 15 hectares of vineyards that offer particular and complex wines. The Barolo Riserva offers complex aromas of crushed flowers, plums and fresh-cut Porcini with evident hints of mint. The Chardonnay is rich, elegant and long and the Dolcetto is fresh with hints of raspberries and sometines known as the "Beaujolais" of Italy. 

Winemaking

5 days fermentation in stainless steel tanks at 24-25C followed by malolactic fermentation. The wine is left to rest in tank for 6 months before being bottled.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with risotto and pasta dishes, mushrooms and fresh cheese.

Grape

Dolcetto 100%


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