This Dolcetto d'Alba has a ruby red color; the nose expresses notes of red fruits, cherries and black cherries and floral hints. The sip is robust and austere, with good tannins. The finish is accompanied by typical almond notes. A whole meal wine as tradition dictates.
Drinking and storing
Schiavenza has been operating in the Serralunga d'Alba territory since 1956. The winery, started by brothers Vittorio and Ugo Alessandria, is now looked after by Luciano Pira, agronomist and cellarer, assisted by his wife Maura Alessandria and brother-in-law Walter Anselma. In the past the farmhouse and the surrounding land were owned by the Opera Pia Barolo; the work was carried out by sharecroppers called "schiavenza": hence the curious name of the property. Currently...