“Uljsse” DOLCETTO D’ALBA D.O.C.

ULISSE

ddDouja d’Or Prizes 2008-2009-2010-2011-2016

Mentioned on 1001 Vini – Newton Compton ed. 2015

VIGNETO

  • Grape Variety: 100% Dolcetto
  • Age: one 10 years old vineyard and one of 30 years
  • Location: Coazzolo (AT), 300m a.s.l.
  • Exposition: West
  • Soil: Calcareous – sandy
  • Raising System: Guyot
  • Yield: 90 q /ha
  • Management: Low environmental impact. Vegetative-productive equilibrium of the plants. No herbicides.

VINTAGE

  • Period: mid of september
  • Harvest: By hand

VINIFICATION

  • Controlled fermentation at about 28-30°C for 10-15 days, daily pump-over with délestage
  • Malolactic fermentation
  • Maturation on the fine lees with bâtonnage for minimum 1 month
  • Ageing in stainless steel tanks for 7-8 months and in bottle for 2-3 months before release
  • Racking with use of gravity and inert gas

ORGANOLEPTIC PROFILE & ANALYTICAL DATA

  • Colour: Ruby red
  • The nose presents aromas of red fruit and almond and delicate floral notes
  • In the mouth it is dry, warm, with a good acidity, non-aggressive tannins and a finish that confirms the nose
  • ABV: 12,5 – 13,5 % vol.
  • Total Acidity: 5-6 gr/lt
  • Residual Sugar: 0 gr/lt
  • Bottles Produced: 2000
  • Food Matches: Suitable for the whole meal, perfect with cold cuts, cheeses, meat-based main courses
  • Serving Temperature: 18° C
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