Dolcetto d’Alba DOC
Classic and unique
Dolcetto d’Alba was the first Le Strette wine to be commercialized, announcing the winery’s arrival on the wine scene of the Langa hills with the 1997 harvest.
IN THE VINEYARDCommune of Novello – Locality Bergera e Tarditi
Altitude: from 350 to 420m above sea level
Soil: calcareous base with different infiltrations of sand and clay.
Planting density: 4,200 – 4,500 plants/hectare
Growing system: espalier with simple Guyot pruning.
Year of implantation: 1950 – 1992.
IN THE CELLARSoft pressing and destemming
Fermentation and maceration in steel vats for 5 – 7 days
Aging in steel vats for about 8 months
IN THE GLASSIntense ruby red color with captivating purple reflections
Fragrant and fruity aroma, with notes of red fruits (cherry) and some spicy tones that give complexity.
On the palate it combines finesse, elegance and freshness with a respectable body, showing a subtle tannicity.