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Colombera & Garella Rosso 'Melascone'

Sale price $335.40 ($27.95/BTL)

Case of 12 bottles

Bottle Size: 750 ml


Varietals: Nebbiolo 65%, Croatina 20%, Vespolina 15%

Alcohol %: 12.5

Region: Piemonte

Tasting Notes: Wild strawberry, roses, tobacco, leather. Elegant, fresh, and unmanipulated, with supple tannins and perfect balance.

Ageing/Vinification: pied de cuve to start the fermentation; Nebbiolo ferments separately in cement tanks; the other grapes are co-fermented in stainless steel vats; spontaneous fermentation lasts about 7 days and then the vats are blended. No temperature control. Maceration of 20 days and then élevage 80% in cement tanks (25 Hl) and 20% in used barriques for 7 months.

Vineyard: Grapes from 4h divided in 3 plots: two young vineyards in the area of Cottignano and one young vineyard in the area of Lessona, about 350m above sea level. The soil here has high-acid, yellow porphyritic sand of volcanic origin.

Product Area: Practising organic

Colombera & Garella Rosso 'Melascone'
Colombera & Garella Rosso 'Melascone' Sale price $335.40 ($27.95/BTL)