A ruby red wine produced on the Costa, steeply sloping vineyard in the hill of Moncucco.
The white soil of the vineyard gives the wine its characteristic aromas and a dry, pleasantly bitter taste.
Easily combined with stewed meats and typical dishes.
Ideal serving temperature: 18°C.
- Italy → UPS Standard, delivery within 2 — 3 working days
- EU Area → UPS Standard, delivery within 3 — 6 working days
- Italy → UPS Standard, delivery within 5 — 8 working days
- EU Area → UPS Standard, delivery within 5 — 9 working days
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- cardboard structure and boxes
Cascina Fontanette, based in Santo Stefano Belbo, is run by the Ariano family. The company’s priority is respect for both its vineyards and nature; the vineyards are treated only with sulfur and greenery to ensure customers a natural and transparent product. Read more
Product Name: Dolcetto d’Alba DOC
Vine variety: dolcetto
Denomination: Dolcetto d’Alba
Production area: Piedmont
Alcohol: 12,5% vol.
Residual sugar: 0,2 g/l
Number of bottles produced: 4,000
Grape: 100% dolcetto
Soil: a medium mixture of clayey loam soil
Exposure: south west
Cultivation system: guyot
Year of planting: 1976
Harvest date: September
Type of harvest: manual into crates
Method: natural fermentation with manual punching and pumping over
Temperature: 26 °C spontaneous and not thermo-conditioned
Duration: 10 days
Aging: in bottle
Minimum time in bottle: 6 months
Weight of empty bottle: 498 g
Aging potential: 3 years
Stopper size: 24 x 42
Stopper material: natural cork
Type of bottle: bordeaux
Dry extract [g/l]: 25
Total acidity [g/l in tartaric acid]: 5,22
Volatile acidity [g/l in acetic acid]: 0,31
Total SO2 [mg/l]: 81
Free SO2 [mg/l]: 18
Shipping & Delivery
The order is processed on the same day if executed and paid by 12.00 pm. The courier picks up the parcels the day after the order is processed (excluding: low cost delivery and Extra EU).
As long as the package is not taken over by the courier, the indications provided by the carrier regarding the presumed delivery date are estimated and will subsequently be confirmed by the courier.
Quick delivery — I’d like to receive my package as soon as possible
If you intend to buy products from a single manufacturer or if you want to quickly receive products from different manufacturers (with separate packages, shipped directly by the producers):
Low cost delivery — I’d rather save money and wait a few days
If you want to buy products from different manufacturers and receive them in one delivery:
Following the order processing, the bottles are collected to be packed in the least number of packages and processed with a single waybill.
Extra EU orders
Following the order processing, the goods are delivered to MBE who will process the order by selecting a carrier and following the regulations in force.Times may vary: delivery within 5 – 9 working days.
We are very careful about the quality of the packaging, to avoid problems during shipping.
For the bottles we use packages that are suitable for transport, which keep the contents still. You may receive two different types (both very valid and chosen according to the regulations of the shipping countries):
As for gastronomic products, these are also shipped in cardboard boxes with bubble wrap or air cushions inside.
The available payment methods are credit card, PayPal or bank transfer.
By choosing credit card, the payment is immediate and safe. It occurs through a secure connection that protects your data, which is encrypted during the transaction.
Also the PayPal option is immediate. In this case, if you have a PayPal account, your card details remain hidden. The system redirects you to the PayPal site, where you will be asked to log in directly with your credentials (email and password).
By choosing the bank transfer you end up having longer processing times for we must make sure that we have received the payment, before shipping the goods. This payment method is also safe, but if you are in a hurry to receive your products we recommend choosing an alternative payment method.
Free shipping in most EU countries
for 12 bottles