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Producer: Costa di BussiaGrape Varieties: Dolcetto 100%Optimum Drinking: Within 4 yearsWine Style: Juicy lightish redAlcohol by Volume: 12.5%Closure: Natural CorkCountry: Italy
Smooth, fresh and fragrant bouquet with hints of raspberries, violets and plums. In the mouth the wine is juicy with a pleasant almond background.
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.
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.
Serve with risotto and pasta dishes, mushrooms and fresh cheese.
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