DOLCETTO DI OVADA D.O.C. 2016
This Dolcetto di Ovada D.O.C. produced by Facchino is a recognized geographical indication red wine. The taste of this wine is smooth, its red color is intense; this wine is characterized by scents of dried fruit that forecome a dry and full-bodied taste. The viny character of the scent is accompanied by notes of ripe cherry, raspberry and almond. Ideal is served with salami, sausages, parmesan cheese, soups, fresh pasta (i.e. agnolotti) and risotto.
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Dolcetto di Ovada D.O.C. 2016
Wine with a delicate flavor and a smooth taste; this characteristic product preserves the typicality of dolcetto grown on tufaceous soils known as “White Lands of Ovada”. A good product that tastes immediate, straight and without sharp hints; it expresses a good balance and its final persistence it leaves compact and sweet tannic hints.
Color: limpid, deep red wine with purple rim.
Scent: intense, persistent and fine, with notes of fruit, vegetables, balsams and spices, scents of almost ripe small forest red fruits, vegetables grown in the wood and light notes of ground white pepper.
Taste: dry, considerably fresh, full-bodied, fairly warm, properly tannic, medium-bodied and persistent and with a bitterish ground.
Aftertaste: typical tannic hint, with notes of fruit, vegetables, balsams and spices.
Best served with pasta, poultry, white roast meat and cheese.
Recommended serving temperature 18°C.
Ageing capacity: 3-4 years
Vine: 100% Dolcetto
Area of production: Rocca Grimalda
Vine altitude: 260 meters above sea level
Type of soil: clayey-calcareous, mainly calcareous
Training system: upwards-trained vertical-trellis
Layout of the vines: 0.90m x 2.60m
Density of the vines: about 4270 plants/Ha
Vintage: second ten days of September
Maceration for 6-7 days a 25-26°C
Alcoholic fermentation: Controlled temperature (26°C) and regular delestage.
Alcoholic volume: 13% vol