Nebbiolo d’Alba DOC

Poderi Colla was established in 1993, but has been rooted in Piedmont winemaking for over three hundred years, with its forefathers helping write its history, even helping outline production regulations for Alba DOC wines. The winery aims to create wines with little intervention and lots of intuition, bringing out the best of the terroir. Poderi Colla consists of three estates: Cascine Drago in Alba, located in the heart of the Langhe appellation; Tenuta Roncaglia, in the historic Barbaresco appellation; and Tenuta Dardi Le Rose, seven hectares of Barolo in the coveted Bussia cru in Monforte.
This wine is produced in Cascine Drago, near the Barbaresco wine appellation. It spends one year in large barrels. An easy-to-drink elegant Nebbiolo.


Wine exported to

Korea, Puerto Rico, Australia

Grape Varieties:

100% Nebbiolo

Fermentation container:

Concrete

Fermentation temperature:

30 °C (86 °F)

Length of maceration:

10-12 days

Malolactic fermentation:

Yes

Aging containers:

Oak casks

Container size:

30-50 hl

Type of oak:

Slavonian oak

Bottling period:

March

Aging before bottling:

12 months

Aging in bottle:

12 months

Closure:

Diam

Organic:

No

Vineyard name:

Drago

Vineyard location:

Alba

Vineyard size:

3.99 hectares (9.86 acres)

Soil composition:

Calcareous clay

Vine training:

Guyot

Altitude:

330-400 meters (1,082-1,215 feet) above sea level

Vine density:

4,000 vines per hectare

Yield:

Apr-00

Exposure:

Western and Eastern

Years planted:

1967, 1989, 1999

Time of harvest:

Late September-Early October

First vintage of this wine:

1994

Total yearly production (in bottles):

20,000-24,000

Tasting notes:

Intense ruby red color; complex, characteristic aromas reminiscent of its elder brothers, Barbaresco and Barolo

Serving temperature:

Best served at 8-10 °C (46.4-50 °F).

Food pairings:

An important wine for the whole meal.

Aging potential:

Good aging potential, 10 years very easily

Alcohol:

Alcohol 13-14 % ; Acidity 5-5.5 gr/l

Winemaker:

Pietro Colla