Langhe Dolcetto DOC Massucco
Awards and honors
Among the 13 denominations of wines present in Piedmont, the Dolcetto is one of the more renowned in the world. In addition the Langhe denomination is a further particularity connected to this wine because it is produced in the Roddino hamlet in the Langhe territory. It is produced with “dolcetto” grapes cultivated in a North-east exposition at 350 above the sea level. The youngest grapes are cultivated on the southern side of the Tanaro river in a sandy silt soil which keeps the humidity and the nutriment for the vine for long time even in summer. This permits a very good profit that achieves the 100 quintal per hectares.
Characteristics of the Langhe Dolcetto
The Langhe Dolcetto wine of the Massucco winery has a proof of 12,5 and a limited complex acidity of 5,2 ml for liter. For this reason is a polyvalent wine suitable for every meal. It has a ruby red color almost violet. It has an extremely winy and fruity scent. It has a dry taste, pleasant and a bit bitter. It has a discrete body with a balanced persistence.
Suggested matches while tasting this red wine from Piedmont
This fantastic red wine could be served fresh at 15°C in Bordeaux wine glasses matched with green fish or lake fish with cornmeal mush. It can be also served at 18°C with more structured courses such as vegetables and white meats.