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Conterno Fantino Dolcetto Dalba Doc Bricco Bastia 2017 (1x 75cl)

This wine is from 4.5ha of land close to the Conterno Fantino winery. At just under 600m a.s.l. the vineyard is high for the Barolo region and average slope is consequently steep, at 25%. The composition of the soil is predominantly sandy (57%) which is ideal for the production of perfumed, floral Dolcetto with an attractive acid structure. The average age of the vines is 15 years, and over recent seasons quality has been improved through top grafting with small-berried, loose-bunched clones. Yields are low for Dolcetto, at slightly over 50 hl/ha.

The grapes are selected and picked by hand at the beginning of September. Alcoholic fermentation and maceration take place on the skins in stainless steel horizontal fermenters over 4 - 5 days. The wine is then aged for 8 months in stainless steel tanks before being bottled.

This wine is made from organically grown grapes  certified by CCPB srl - Bologna 

Mouthwatering acid structure and agreeably soft in texture. Displays lovely cherry, berry and floral flavours, with an earthy, barnyard note. Ready to drink.

Bottle Size: 75cl
Country: Italy
Region: Piemonte Barbaresco
Grape Variety: Dolcetto
Organic: Yes
Vegan: Yes
Delivery: Usually ships in 5-10 working days
Product Code: ITPI0073B17S
£15.70