Nebbiolo doc "Cascine Drago" 2017 MAGNUM
The. Agr. Poderi Colla
Yes, he speaks of “dei Colla” as winemakers since 1700, but the modern era began with Peter, class 1894, who learned the difficult art of bottle fermentation by a collaborator of the time who had been sent to France. The Colla family is one of the families that wrote the history of Piedmont. Beppe, Pietro's eldest son, in 1956 takes over the company of Cav. Prunotto e, when Piedmontese wines were still little known, makes it famous in the world. Moreover, participates in the drafting of the specifications of the Appellations of Alba wines and constantly seeks quality: it is the first in years 60 to vinify separately the grapes of the best positions and introduces in the label the word Crù. On the "Bricco del Drago", very particular hill owned by the family, Nebbiolo is grown which will then be vinified to produce this red. The terrain of this hill is totally different from those of the area: it is composed of sand, tuff and rocks in a totally non-homogeneous way from the top to the valley, and the microclimate created by the wind make these vineyards give these grapes an incredible complexity and structure.
NEBBIOLO 2017 it is a wine that presents itself in the glass of a beautiful ruby red, access; the nose is expressed with notes of wild berries and cherries. On the palate it has soft tannins, long-lived with a good final acidity that suggests that this is a wine with a long aging.