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Dolcetto d'Alba Doc Fontana

Grape variety


Production area

Santo Stefano Belbo

Exposition and altitude

South-East. 350 metres above sea level

Form of cultivation

Annual pruning and training using the traditional Piedmontese Guyot method

Harvest period

End of September with an accurate manual selection of the grapes.


After destemming and crushing, alcoholic fermentation takes place with the addition of selected yeasts keeping the temperature constant at around 25°. During maceration, pumping over is done at regular intervals thus favouring the contact of the skins with the must to increase the extraction of tannins, anthocyanins and the characteristic aromas of Dolcetto. The drawing off follows to separate the wine from the skins.


Maturation in stainless steel vats and a short period in the bottle.

Organoleptic characteristics

Colour: ruby red that takes on violet reflections over time;
Bouquet: fruity with strong floral notes;
Taste: dry flavour with moderate acidity;


Perfect throughout the meal, ideal to accompany the first and second course of not too strongly flavoured meat.

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The protagonist of each label is an old vine with three branches: the trunk ideally symbolizes the family and the three branches represent the three generations that until now have carried on the farm with dedication, commitment and sacrifice.

Continuity is in fact the keyword that best reflects the significance of the brand; in fact, this is graphically depicted with 3 consecutive points that indicate the continuation of the family tradition.