Wild berry, violet and underbrush aromas mingle with a whiff of eucalyptus. The taut, linear palate offers dried cranberry, blood orange, ground clove and a hint of iron alongside tightly wound, close-grained tannins. Fresh acidity keeps it balanced.
Bel Colle are based in Verduno (Barolo). Their wines are clean and precise, they practice sustainable viticulture, followed by manual harvesting, soft pressing of the grapes, balanced macerations: each phase has the objective of bringing the balance and the harmony of the grapes obtained in the vineyard into the glass intact.
The Nebbiolo grapes for this wine come from vineyards located in Barolo villages, at 200 to 300 ft. above sea level. The average age of the vines is 50 years and they are grown on a southern exposure in calcareous clay soils, at a density of about 5,000 plants per hectare.
14.5% / 75cl