Wine: Ovada
Vintage: 2017
Vineyard: Garbagnina
Harvested: August 2017
Brix @ Harvest: 23.3
Alcohol: 14%
pH: 3.50
Fermentation: Hand harvested Dolcetto grapes and chilled to 8C for 36 hrs of skin contact. Stainless steel alcoholic fermentation and sequential malolactic fermentation in French Chassin oak barrels.
Aging: Aged in 25% new and 75% neutral French oak barrels from Chassin for 12 months.
Aromas: Crushed ripe berries, violets, baking spices.
Flavors: Macerated blackberry with white pepper.
Vintage Notes: Heathy Dolcetto fruit with good maturation which was the result of adequate rainfall, hot days and cool evenings.