BARBARESCO Cottà d.o.c.g.
Neive – Cottà subarea
Classification: d.o.c. dry red wine produced in the towns of Neive, Barbaresco, Treiso and a hamlet of Alba.
Grape variety: nebbiolo.
Soil type: hilly with a southwest exposure, at an altitude of 200 meters; calcareous marl and sandy soils.
Harvest time: first week of October.
Production: soft pressed and stainless steel fermented with a maceration of 10/12 days.
Aging: After alcoholic and malolactic fermentation, the wine is aged in Allier oak casks for at least 2 years.
Storing: in a cool environment at a constant temperature below 18/20°C.
Color: ruby red with bright orange hues.
Aroma: intense and delicate with notes of violet, underbrush and spices.
Palate: dry, harmonious and appropriately tannic.
Pairing: pairs well with rich and tasty local dishes like roasts, game and dry aged cheeses.
Serving Temperature: should be served at room temperature 18/20°C.