Dolcetto d’Alba Doc

Tasting characteristics

Appearance: bright ruby red with deep purplish hues.
Bouquet: fresh, fruity, sweet and elegant perfumes strongly prevail.
Flavour: expansive and warm entry, opening into a multitude of flavours traceable to a rich and concentrated wine. Naturally dominant fruit and vinous character leaving behind a lingering and pleasant aftertaste.

It is best to serve it at temperatures between 18-20°C.

In keeping with Langa tradition this wine is ideal with all courses of a meal. It is also perfect for snacks featuring cured meats and cheeses, or at the beginning of a meal, served with starters (other than fish) and sliced meats. Pasta, rice, soup and red meats, particularly when grilled, enhance its good body and pleasantly drinkable quality.


Dolcetto d’Alba Doc

  • Made from Dolcetto grapes.
  • Altitude: 330 m above sea level
  • Total surface area: 3.2 hectares.
  • Soil composition: mixed consistency tending towards lime.
  • Training system and vine density: traditional Guyot; from 5,000 vines in the younger vineyards to 6,000 in the older ones.
  • Yield per hectare: 7 tonnes.
  • Average age of vines: 20-25 years.
  • Harvest: manual, towards mid – late September.
  • First year of production: 1896; as of the 2003 vintage the best Dolcetto grapes from all our vineyards are all used to make this wine.
  • Vinification and ageing: temperature controlled (27-29°C) fermentation and maceration in stainless steel lasting an average period of 7-9 days. This is followed by malolactic fermentation and a short period of maturing in stainless steel; the wine is released for sale after approximately 4 months in the bottle.
  • Note: the soils of Serralunga coney exceptional structure to this grape, which offers characteristic freshness and fragrance.

Style Sheet

Dolcetto d’Alba Doc

  • 19/02/2021
  • Wine&Spirits

    “This dolcetto offers flavors of juicy plum and raspberry that are

  • 19/02/2021
  • VinePair

    “What a deal! Soft, juicy, and filled with aromas of blackberries

  • 29/09/2020
  • James Suckling

    “Aromatic and bright with sliced lemons, orange peel and currants, following

  • 30/11/2018
  • James Suckling

    Plenty of berry and sliced-apple character on the nose. Medium body,

  • 20/02/2018
  • Wine Spectator

    “This red is balanced and fluid, bursting with black cherry, blackberry,

  • 4/12/2015
  • Decanter Magazine

    “Fresh, ripe and violet scented. Bright, clean, juicy and very fruity. Balanced and


Dolcetto d’Alba Doc