Poderi Colla Dardi le Rose Bussia, Barolo DOCG - Boutinot
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Poderi Colla Dardi le Rose Bussia, Barolo DOCG 2013

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Poderi Colla

This fine and classic, single vineyard, Barolo is a testament to the Colla family's Dardi le Rose site on the slopes of the Bussia hill - one of the best for the production of full-bodied Barolo with the potential to age.

Meet the producer

Established in 1993 by Tino Colla (brother of the legendry Beppe Colla) and his niece Federica, Poderi Colla is very much...

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Production

This very special wine is from a single vineyard called Dardi le Rose, on the hill of Bussia, a historically renowned site for great Barolo. The vines are grown at 300 - 350 metres above sea level, with a southern /southwesterly exposure. The grapes are harvested mid-October. The grapes are destalked and pressed, and the must is macerated on the skins for approx 15 days - it undergoes malolactic fermentation. In the spring the wine matures in casks of Slavonian and French oak, part new, for a period of 24 to 28 months.

Tasting notes

Ripe meaty nose with hints of dried figs, leather, spice and appealing berry aromas. The palate is complex with warm, plummy fruit and a herbal, spicy character.

Food match

Perfect with a big veal chop or good buttery egg pasta with shaved black truffle. Also works well with particularly rich fish dishes such as roast turbot.

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