IT-SOT-22-17

Barbaresco 'Cotta', Sottimano

  • 100% Nebbiolo
  • From 40-60 year old vines planted to limestone and clay
  • Fermentation and the maceration on the skins for about 40 days
  • No selected yeasts used
  • Natural malolactic fermentation in French barrels coopered expressively for Sottimano by Francois Frères in Burgundy
  • Remains in the barrels for approximately 24 months, half of this time on its lees
  • 10-15% new barrels used for aging, the remaining barrels have previously been used up to 4 times
  • No filtering and no fining prior to bottling
  • 650 cases produced
Producer:
Vintage:
2017
Country:
Italy
Region:
Piedmont
Appellation:
Barbaresco
Variety:
Nebbiolo
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Practicing Organic

Press & Reviews

Wine Advocate

Score:
94
Date:
2020-07-23

Wine Enthusiast

Score:
95
Date:
2020-06-24

Vinous Media

Score:
93
Date:
2019-11-01