Francesco Borgogno Dolcetto d'Alba DOC — Vintage 2019 —

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This wine is defined as “the friendship wine” because it is the true country wine. Generally it is consumed at an early age.

The care of Dolcetto vines follows the same steps as Nebbiolo da Barolo – that is, winter pruning of the vines, the jobs of allegation, cleaning and cutting of branches – and finally harvesting in the month of September.

Afterwards the pressing and separation, the steeping in the presence of the peels for circa 5-6 days at a maximum temperature of 25-27°C.

Conservation of the wine is in stainless steel tubs, where the malolactic fermentation terminates. Then it is poured off. The bottling is in April, May.

Colour: very bright ruby red with violet reflections.

Fragrance: delicate and fruity.

Taste: rounded, dry and slightly bitter – recalling fruits such as amarena cherry.

Temperature: 18 – 19 °C.

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

    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 25,000 bottles a year, are vinified according to tradition.

    Description

    Basic information

    Product Name: Dolcetto d’Alba DOC 2019
    Cépage: dolcetto
    Appellation: Dolcetto d’Alba
    Classificaton: DOC
    Color: red
    Type: still
    Country/Region: Piedmont
    Vintage: 2019
    Alcool percentage: 13%
    Sugar rate: 0.31 g/l
    Number of bottles produced: 4.000

    Vinification (Wine-making)

    Method: the harvest is in the month of September. Afterwards we press and separate the bunches, the steeping is in the presence of the peels for circa 5-6 days at a maximum temperature of 25-27°C. Conservation of the wine is in stainless steel tubs, where the malolactic fermentation terminates. Then it is poured off. The bottling is in April, May.
    Temperature: 25 – 28°
    Lenght: 5 / 6 days
    Aging: in steel
    Minimum aging in bottle: 2 months

    Bottle

    Empty bottle weight: 450 g
    Date of bottling: 19 May 2020
    Aging potential: 2 years
    Cork size: 24 x 44 mm
    Cork material: cork
    Bottle type: Bordolese

    Vineyard

    % of Grape / Cépage: dolcetto 100%
    Soil: limestone
    Exposure: southeast
    Agricultural method: susteinable agriculture without chemical products – mechanical weeding
    Year of plantation: 1973
    Date of harvest: september 2019
    Type of harvest: by hand

    Chemical Analysis

    Dry extract: 29.1 g/l
    Total acidity: 5.37 g/l (tartaric acid equivalent)
    Volatile acidity: 0.59 g/l (acetic acid equivalent)
    Total SO2: 75 mg/l
    Free SO2: – mg/l open.php?u=3385094&id=24c209eb3b7847168e3e4dadee8188a8

    Additional information

    Weight 1.2 kg
    Vintage

    2019

    Region

    Piedmont

    Denomination

    Packaging

    Bottle 0.75 L

    Type

    ,

    Alcohol content

    13.00

    Producer

    Country

    Italy

    Colour

    Red

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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.

    Quick delivery — I’d like to receive my package as soon as possible

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    • Italy → UPS Standard, delivery within 2 — 3 working days
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    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:

    • Italy → UPS Standard, delivery within 5 — 8 working days
    • EU Area → UPS Standard, delivery within 5 — 9 working days

    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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