"Trevigne" Dolcetto 2010 Discontinued
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Italy , Piemonte
Ready to Drink
CHARACTERISTICS: Garnet in colour, with purple and violet hues, it has a warming, vinous scent with a fruity bouquet, containing hints of violets and ripe blackberries. A good bodied wine which owes its long life to the presence of very fine tannins. It has a har-monious, dry and velvety flavour and leaves the palate clean, with a stimulating, bitter sensa-tion. SERVING SUGGESTIONS: As a young wine it is lively and ready to drink, the ideal companion for light meals where its exceptional flexibility renders it perfect from the hors d’oeuvres, through the main course to the cheeses, best if fresh. A few years in the bottle prepare it for serving with tasty dishes such as risotto with cheese fondue, oven-baked lasagne and agnolotti with meat sauce.
Selection of Dolcetto grapes from south-west facing vineyards on the estate owned by Azienda Agricola Mondo Franco, planted in 1972 and 1978, in the Boroughs of San Marzano Oliveto and Canelli, typical areas for the production of Dolcetto.
Brief maceration of the solid parts (skins and seeds) in the must, lasting approximately 4-5 days, during which the contents of the vat are pumped over for short but frequent pe