The Grappa of Dolcetto Nicolini is made up of fermented Dolcetto marcs. This clear grappa has an elegant and intense bouquet with fruity hints; full taste, but at the same time soft and delicate.
VINEYARDPostion: Barbaresco and Treiso municipalities; Grape varietal: Dolcetto; Altitude: 250-350 m above the sea level; Exposure: south, east; Geological origin: Lequio formation - alternation of sandstones (more and less cemented), sands, compact marls and S.Agata fossil marls - grey-blue marls (more and less sandy) with local sandy-conglomerated intercalations; Soil: fine and calcareous Typic Ustorthent, coming from the hillsides; Planting year: 4,000 vine stocks/ha; Growing method: trellis; Pruning method: Guyot.
VINIFICATION After the alcoholic fermentation and the following racking, the wine is divided from the marcs. The marcs are brought to the distillery for distillation process: thanks to the high temperature, the alcohol and the other important substances present in the marcs are evaporated and concentrated. Then, the Grappa di Dolcetto Nicolini is bottled and marketed.
ORGANOLEPTIC PROFILEColour: transparent white; Bouquet: elegant and intense with fruity hints; Taste: full, although soft and balanced.
FOOD PAIRINGSPerfect to be paired with coffee and enjoyed at the end of a meal. Serving temperature: 18 °C.
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