Poderi Colla, Nebbiolo, Barbaresco Roncaglie, Piedmont, Italy 2018
The Poderi Colla Barbaresco Roncaglie fascinates with its elegance and pleasantness, with spicy and velvety aromas that envelop the nose and palate, leaving a long gustatory persistence. Excellent aging potential.
From Tenuta Roncaglia, which has always been recognized as one of the most qualified and important areas for the production of Barbaresco (also cited by Lorenzo Fantini in his basic "Monograph on Viticulture and Enology in the Province of Cuneo" 1880), Alessandro Masnaghetti writes in his Cru Charter del Barbaresco, 1994: "... the position of Roncaglie, together with Roncagliette, is one of the best that can be identified on the hillside that starts from Roccalini and climbs towards Treiso ...". And Daniel Thomases, on Wine Spectator of January 1995: "Roncaglie is recognized as one of the best locations in the entire Barbaresco area".
Grape variety: 100% Nebbiolo
Exposure: South, South-West
Altitude: between 240 and 280 meters approx. above sea level
Year of planting: 1970 - 1980 - 1995 - 2010
Vines per hectare: approx. 4 / 5,000
Yield in liters per hectare: approx. 4,000
Harvest period: 1-10 October
Manual harvest, destemming, crushing, maceration with the skins for 12/15 days at a maximum temperature of about 30 °, complete malolactic fermentation before winter. In spring it passes into Slavonian oak barrels for a period of 12/14 months.
Alcohol content: 13-14% vol.
Total acidity: 5-5.5 gr./l. B.C. tartaric
dry extract: 26-30 gr./l.
Deep garnet red, exuberant and complex aromas of blackberries, spices, undergrowth, wild rose and violet. “Classic” Barbaresco with the elegance of the Roncaglie cru: rich, enveloping and intense in the mouth. Personality and pleasantness with a very long finish of velvety tannins, and great aging potential. It is a great wine for the whole meal, it goes best with red meats and feathered game.
Serving temperature 15/17 ° C. - Very large glass It is
advisable to decant it at the moment of consumption for proper aeration
Producer: Poderi Colla
Style: Big and Bold