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Marchesi di Gresy Monte Aribaldo Dolcetto d’Alba DOC

2017

In a Nutshell

This is a rich, intensely fruity style of Dolcetto, vibrant and fresh with unusual depth for the variety.

Tasting Notes

Intense aromas of bright redcurrants, classic bitter cherry, perfumed violets and a hint of almond. A juicy, richly fruity style of red with luscious red berry fruit and notes of mocha - vibrant yet balanced acidity, and a generous finish.

Production Notes

The Monte Aribaldo estate, only 2 km from Martinenga, is on the hill of Monte Aribaldo in the commune of Treiso d'Alba. On the summit you can see the Villa Giulia Grésy, the 19th Century hunting lodge of the family. The vineyard extends along the hill with a mixed terrain of calcareous and volcanic soil, with an average altitude of 360 metres. The varietals produced here are Dolcetto d'Alba, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc - with the majority being Dolcetto. Vinification on skins, and maceration with floating cap at a controlled temperature of about 26° C. Automatic pumping over of the must three times a day. The wine is racked off before the fermentation process has been carried out completely. Malolactic fermentation takes place after completion of alcoholic fermentation.

Grape Blend

100%

Dolcetto

Producer - Marchesi di Gresy

Marchesi di Grésy has long been recognised as one of Piemonte’s top producers.

With four separate estates across Langhe and Monferrato – home of Piemonte’s greatest wines -Marchesi di Grésy has 45 hectares of vineyards, with 11 ha dedicated to the production of Nebbiolo for its flagship Barbarescos, Martinenga Camp Gros and Martinenga Gaiun.

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Marchesi di Gresy Monte Aribaldo Dolcetto d'Alba DOC

Detailed Information

Type

Red

Country

Italy

Region

Piedmont

Vintage

2017

Size

0.75L

ABV

14%

Grape

Dolcetto

Closure

Synthetic Cork

£18.40

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