Its name derives from the piedmontese dialect "duss" that means sweet. As a matter of fact, the ancient tradition wanted to keep the grapes and to eat them as raisins during the following months.

The Dolcetto d'Alba "Ciabot" an impenetrable red-ruby colour with violet reflections; it has an intense perfume of fruit with an intriguing halo of almond; it is very tasty and full thanks to its structure and several tannins.

Vine: Dolcetto 100%
Soil: calcareous
Altitude: 300m above sea level
Exposure: south
System of vine growth: Guyot
Nr. of vinestocks per hectare: 4000
Return in wine per hectare: 63 hl
Vintage: first half of September
Vinification: traditional with maceration
Refinement: wood and stainless steel for 6 months
Refinement in bottle: 2 months
Alcoholic content: 13-13,5%

it accompanies whether first or second courses, charcuteries and cheeses, so it can be always on the table in any moment of the day. Our "old" grandparents' breakfasts are legendary now. They used to start their day dipping vegetables into olive oil, eating pieces of bread, cheeses, salamis and, instead of drinking a cup of coffee, they preferred a good glass of Dolcetto.