"Eco" Dolcetto d'alba doc
Dolcetto d’Alba Doc “Eco” was dedicated to the great Italian writer, philosopher, semiologist, translator, historian, and medievalist Umberto Eco. Among his most famous novels is The Name of the Rose, translated into more than 40 languages, which has become an international bestseller having sold over 50 million copies around the world. In his novels, Eco tells real stories or legends that have historical or fictional characters as protagonists. He inserts heated philosophical debates in his works, attracted by rather mysterious and obscure themes in his novels, scientists and men who made history are often treated with indifference by contemporaries.
“Eco” Dolcetto d’Alba DOC
Limestone with sandstone
Location Bussia di Monforte D’Alba.
400 meters above sea level
YEAR OF PLANT
13.5 / 14% vol.
It is harvested in mid-September and a soft pressing takes place. The must ferments on the marc for about 10 days at a controlled temperature that does not exceed 30 ° C. At least 4 daily pumpings over allows the best extraction of the characteristic ruby color with violet reflections and tannins.
At the end of fermentation, the wine is transferred to steel tanks for decanting and racking which takes place through frequent decanting, where the malolactic fermentation also takes place. It is bottled in the heat in the summer and can be released after a further month of aging.
Intense ruby red with violet reflections.
fresh, fragrant, fruity, with hints of cherry, strawberry, and raspberry.
In the mouth, the wine is full, dry, harmonious in the alcoholic, acidic, and tannic components, a pleasantly soft and persistent finish with a pleasant aftertaste.
HOW TO ENJOY IT AT THE BEST
The Xsperienza playlist dedicated to Dolcetto d’Alba DOC “Eco” correlated with the video recipe of Chef Giulia Burdet.