Nizza docg

Pomorosso

Exploring, promoting, and consolidating the potential of the Barbera grape have always been crucial elements of Coppo’s mission. As a result, Pomorosso, one of our most renowned wines, has significantly revamped the international recognition of this variety since 1984.

Appellation:
Nizza d.o.c.g.

First vintage produced:
1984

Grape variety:
Barbera

Production area:
south of Asti

Exposure:
south – south east

Soil composition:
calcareous clay marl, the soil skeleton reveals the presence of gypsum, iron conglomerates and a modest amount of calcium carbonate

Vineyard altitude:
200 m s.l.m.

Training system:
Guyot

Vineyard density:
5.500 plants per hectare

Harvest:
selection in vineyards of the healthiest, ripest grapes hand collected in 20 kg picking baskets

Vinification system:
maceration with skin contact with short and soft pumping over the skin cap

Malo-lattic:
totally carried out

Aging:
14 months in french oak barrels

Color:
dark purplish red

Nose:
intense cherry, blackberry and violets notes

Taste:
well structured and round

Pairings:
braised veal with Barbera, pheasant “in salmì” (cooked in spices and wine, Piedmontese style), aged cheeses

Serving temperature:
18° C.

Sizes:
0,375 l. – 0,750 l. – 1,5 l. – 3 l. – 5 l.

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