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Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Dolcetto di Diano d’Alba
“Sorì Cristina”
Dolcetto Planted in 1985 Limestone 1.5 ha
Dolcetto di Diano d'Alba
"Sorì Santa Lucia"
Dolcetto Planted in 1979, 1988, 1992 Chalky Marl 1.5 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

Dolcetto di Diano d’Alba “Sorì Cristina”:
• All grapes harvested by hand
• During growing season, vines are pruned and grapes are green harvested so that no two bunches are touching
• Fermentation with indigenous yeasts in stainless steel tanks
• Primary fermentation lasts approximately 1 week
• Wine ages in stainless steel tank until August or September of year following vintage
• Wine ages in bottle for 2 to 3 months
• Wine is neither filtered nor fined

Dolcetto di Diano d’Alba “Sorì Santa Lucia”:
• All grapes harvested by hand
• During growing season, vines are pruned and grapes are green harvested so that no two bunches are touching
• Fermentation with indigenous yeasts in stainless steel tanks
• Primary fermentation lasts approximately 1 week
• Wine ages in stainless steel tank until August or September of year following vintage
• Wine ages in bottle for 2 to 3 months
• Wine is neither filtered nor fined

General Information

Country
Italy
Region
Piedmont
Appellation(s)
Dolcetto di Diano d’Alba
Producer
Paolo Olivero
Founded
1995
Annual Production
1,250 cases
Farming
Sustainable
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