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Isabella Oddero - Barolo Bussia Soprana

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"Poderi e Cantine Oddero" is a historical brand of Barolo. For generations it was under the management of masculine hands, but today it's the property of Mariacristina and Mariavittoria, daughters of Giacomo Oddero, the patriarch of Barolo and a well-known personality in the Langhe and beyond.

With knowledge passed down through the ages and up-to-date production technology, patience and tenacity, the winery dedicates total attention to the vinification, from pruning and pressing to selection and aging. The Oddero vineyards are distributed in the best-positioned plots (sôri) in the hills of the zone, including Barolo and Barbaresco.

Designation

Barolo DOCG

Variety

100% Nebbiolo

Vineyard

Township: Monforte d’Alba, Page n. 2, Parcel 178-407-406
Property: altitude 380 m above sea level, exposure southwest, planting position 2.70x0.90 m, density 4500 vine/ha, Guyot cultivation.
Age: 35 years
Hectares: 1.13 Yield: 60 ql/ha

Harvest period

First ten days of October

Visualizzazione ingrandita della mappa

Vinification

A lot of importance is given to the vine, and a rigid manual selection of the grapes in the cellar, during stemming and crushing, fermentation, and maceration in metal inox vats for 30 days at a controlled temperature of 28°-29° C. Malolactic fermentation follows in December.

Aging

Aging in oaken, Austrian casks of 30 hl for 30 months. Later aging in the bottle in the cellar for 1-2 years according to the vintage. Bottling at the end of summer and further aging in the bottle before commercialization for 1 year.

Production

3500 bottles

 


BAROLO BUSSIA SOPRANA - Barolo DOCG
This Barolo is persuasive with an elegant aroma that recalls small fruits and balsamic notes of the Mediterranean and tones of tar with aging. Great balance in the mouth with fine but powerful tannins; long and complex finish.

Last modified onThursday, 18 July 2013 16:56
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