Francesco Borgogno Dolcetto d'Alba DOC — Vintage 2021 —

 11.30 incl. IVA

Tot: 11.3€
SKU: FBR-DAL-000-0 Category: Tag:

Dolcetto is the “wine of friendship“, a wonderful synthesis of authentic country flavors. It is generally consumed within the year following its production.

The processing of Dolcetto follows the same steps as the other Borgogno family vines: winter pruning, the work of setting, cleaning and cutting the shoots, and finally, during the month of September, the harvest.

In the winery we start with crushing and destemming, followed by maceration in the presence of the skins for about 5-6 days at a maximum temperature of 25-27 °C.

The wine is stored in stainless steel tanks. Here it completes malolactic fermentation and is periodically racked off. Dolcetto is bottled between April and May.

Sight

Very bright ruby red with violet hues.

Nose

It is delicate and fruity. A young and fragrant wine.

Taste

It is round, dry and bitterish with hints of fruits such as black cherry.

Pairing tips

Temperature: 18 – 19 °C.

Gastronomic combinings: antipasti, first courses with, above all, meat sauces, soups.

It’s your guy if…

It is a wine suitable for the whole meal; you can pair it with appetizers, first courses (especially if they are dressed with meat sauces), soups and stews.

Silvia recommends it with bread and salami and adds, “it is almost an institution in Langa homes”.

Serving temperature: 18 – 19 °C.

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    The Producer

    Francesco Borgogno

    Now in its third generation, the Francesco Borgogno winery is located at the intersection of the historic Cannubi and Brunate hills, emblematic places for the production of Barolo DOCG. The wines, about 45,000 bottles a year, are vinified according to tradition. Read more

    Description

    Basic information

    Product Name: Dolcetto d’Alba
    Cépage: Dolcetto d’Alba 100%
    Appellation: Dolcetto d’Alba
    Classificaton: DOC
    Color: red
    Type: still
    Country/Region: Barolo – Piedmont
    Vintage: 2021
    Alcool percentage: 14,28 % vol.
    Sugar rate: 0,17 g/l
    Number of bottles produced: 4.200

    Vinification (Wine-making)

    Method: pressing and separation, the steeping in the presence of the peels for approx 5-6 days at a maximum temperature of 25-27 °C. Maturity: in steel tubs for 7 or 8 months. Bottled in April or May.
    Temperature: 25-27 °C
    Lenght: 5/6 days
    Aging: 7 or 8 months in steel
    Minimum aging in bottle: 4 months

    Bottle

    Empty bottle weight: 450 g
    Date of bottling: 20 April 2022
    Aging potential: 2 years
    Cork size: 24×44 mm
    Cork material: natural cork
    Bottle type: Bordolese

    Vineyard

    % of Grape / Cépage: Dolcetto d’Alba 100%
    Soil: argillaceous
    Exposure: southeast
    Agricultural method: agriculture susteinable
    Year of plantation: 1973
    Date of harvest: September 2021
    Type of harvest: by hand

    Chemical Analysis

    Dry extract: 28,2 g/l
    Total acidity: 5,07 g/l (tartaric acid equivalent)
    Volatile acidity: 0,44 g/l (acetic acid equivalent)
    Total SO2: 41 mg/l
    Free SO2:

    Additional information

    Weight 1.42 kg
    Vine

    Denomination

    Colour

    Red

    Type

    ,

    Alcohol content

    14.00

    Vintage

    2021

    Packaging

    Bottle 0.75 L

    Region

    Piedmont

    Country

    Italy

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    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.

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    Low cost delivery — I’d rather save money and wait a few days

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    • Italy → UPS Standard, delivery within 5 — 8 working days
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    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.

    Packaging

    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):

    • polystyrene structure inside cardboard boxes
    • cardboard structure and boxes

    As for gastronomic products, these are also shipped in cardboard boxes with bubble wrap or air cushions inside.

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