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Langhe Dolcetto - 2021

Dolcetto is a simple, every day wine to drink with any meal. In the old Piedmontese tradition Dolcetto was a loyal companion to drink dayly. Although its name may make you think of a sweet wine, Dolcetto is actually a dry wine and has a characteristic bitter aftertaste. This Dolcetto is characterized by a low alcohol content and a light body. Langhe Dolcetto has a ruby red color with violet reflections, an intense perfume of flowers and fresh fruits, a harmonious and well structured flavor; it is a fresh wine that is suitable for many occasions of daily consumption, also perfectly accompanying a quick snack or a pizza. It should be served at a temperature of 16/18 degrees.

  • Brand: Prandi Giovanni
  • Region:Piedmont
  • Sub-Region:Cuneo
  • Commune/Village:Diano d'Alba
  • Varietal:Dolcetto
  • Color:Red
  • Alcohol:12.5%
  • Size:750ml

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  • Country:Italy
  • How much so2 added:51 mg / l
  • Climate:This area is characterized by a cold/mild climate; The rains are concentrated in winter and spring, summers usually are mild and short but in the last years temperature increased. We still have a predominant diurnal range.
  • Harvest Technique:Hand harvested
  • Soil:calcareous soils
  • Vineyard Size:1 ha
  • Vine Age (year planted):1995
  • Fermentation:fermentation with maceration of about 7/8 days at a controlled temperature using only native yeasts; frequent pumping over to extract color and nuances. After 4 months malolactic coversion starts naturally
  • Elevage:Maturation for about 6 months in steel, then 3 months in bottle. No filtration. Alessandro Prandi is the winemaker.
  • Winemaker Name:Ale Prandi
  • Finning & Filtration:No
  • Producer Website:https://www.prandigiovanni.it/
  • Total Production:400 cases
  • Sustainable Certificates:Sustainability has been a core value since the inception of the vineyard. We have solar panels on the roof of our winery building producing most of the electricity used. We do not use chemicals for spraying relying on old fashioned sulphur based products. We do not use chemical fertilizers but instead sow nitrogen producing broad beans. In terms of bio diversity less then half of the land we own is planted with wines, with the balance left wild.

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