There’s Dolcetto and then there’s Dolcetto
With a discretion equal only to their skill as winemakers, the Sottimano family has reached the apex of wine production in the Langhe. Their full range of wines, which starting next year will be certified organic, perfectly unites tradition with a refined technique that is clearly inspired by the Burgundy method of winemaking, thus it involves long maceration, sitting long on the less and doing little to the wine before bottling.
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|Bric del Salto 2015
Macerating for 21 days and sitting six months on the lees may seem an exaggeration for a ‘simple’ Dolcetto d’Alba but the result is truly convincing. The purity and crispiness of the fruit are...