Castello di Neive Dolcetto d’Alba Doc 2022
The Castello di Neive farm was founded in the early 1960s by engineer Italo Stupino and boasts an estate of 60 hectares, 27 of which are planted with vineyards and 20 with hazelnut groves. Aging of the wines takes place in modern, up-to-date winemaking cellars, while at one time in noted winemaker Louis Oudart produced a dry wine from nebbiolo grapes, which under the name “Neive” won a gold medal at the 1862 London Exposition.
The company now produces about 170,000 bottles and has among the best vineyards in the Barbaresco area.
The wines have been produced for more than 30 years by winemaker Claudio Roggero.
This is a blend of grapes from different vineyards in the Neive area.
belong to the “Lequio Formations” (Tortonian- Serravallian), characterized by layers of compact gray marls, alternating with layers of sand.
Characteristics of Cru:
Exposure: East and south between 250 to 290 meters above sea level.
Age of plants: 10 to 45 years.
An everyday wine deep ruby red in color with very vivid purplish highlights. The nose is very fresh with distinct hints of fruit and flowers. Soft, slightly almondy and edgeless, it is very versatile and suitable for all typical Pimontese appetizers and first courses.