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Dolcetto di Ovada Riserva 'Nonno Rucchein' Cascina Boccaccio 2015

Dolcetto di Ovada Riserva 'Nonno Rucchein' Cascina Boccaccio 2015

Cascina Boccaccio

The Dolcetto di Ovada Riserva "Nonno Rucchein" is a red wine with good body and character, made according to artisanal and genuine methods in the Alto Monferrato. Aged in oak barrels for 2 years, it reveals a greedy, rustic and well-structured profile, with a lashing freshness, wrapped in notes of undergrowth, black cherry, sweet spices and cocoa. 

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Dolcetto di Ovada Superiore DOCG


Dolcetto 100%


Alcohol content

14 %


75 cl Bottle


Spontaneous alcoholic fermentation with indigenous yeasts in steel tanks from 14 to 21 days with maceration on the skins for 2 weeks


24 months in 10 hl Slavonian big oak barrels

Filosofia produttiva

Indigenous yeasts, Independent Winegrowners, Natural

Additional Notes

Contains sulfites


The "Nonno Rucchein" Dolcetto di Ovada Riserva by Cascina Boccaccio is a structured Piedmontese label with heady aromas, capable of elevating the qualities of the Dolcetto grape variety. In the commune of Tagliolo Monferrato, on the border with Liguria, Cascina Boccaccio produces wines of exemplary typicality, with an artisanal and sustainable production approach. In the vineyard, organic farming practices are followed, while in the cellar, intervention is minimal, aimed solely at enhancing the intrinsic characteristics of the grapes. In this perspective of valorizing the territory, Dolcetto plays the star role and this bottle represents its highest qualitative expression.

Cascina Boccaccio's "Nonno Rucchein" Dolcetto di Ovada Riserva is made from the variety of the same name processed in purity. The vineyards were planted in the 1980s on clay and limestone soil in the commune of Tagliolo Monferrato, at an altitude of 300 metres. Following manual harvesting, spontaneous alcoholic fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks, for a duration varying from 14 to 21 days, with 2 weeks of maceration on the skins. Ageing for 24 months takes place in 10 hl Slavonian oak casks. Once bottled, the wine rests for 6 months before release.

The Dolcetto di Ovada Riserva Nonno Rucchein Cascina Boccaccio expresses a ruby red colour with garnet hues. Intense aromas on the nose, evoking notes of ripe wild berries, black cherry and cocoa, combined with bucolic hints of earth. In the mouth, it is dry and full-bodied, complex and pleasantly rustic, with a lashing freshness. A Dolcetto far from the stereotype of an immediate and easy-drinking wine, capable of pairing well with rich and succulent dishes.


Red ruby with garnet scents


Dry, full-bodied, complex, pleasantly rustic and with a lashing freshness


Notes of ripe berries, black cherry, cocoa and bucolic hints of earth