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Produttori del Barbaresco
Pora Barbaresco Riserva DOCG

This 21 acre single vineyard closest to the Tanaro river. The vines enjoy the heat of the morning sun in the summer and a more fertile soil than vineyards at a higher elevation. This microclimate translates to a Barbaresco with approachable tannins. Pora is best enjoyed in the  first 20 years of its life.

The  first vintage of Pora was produced in 1967.

Owner: Co-operative with 52 members
Website: www.produttoridelbarbaresco.com
Winemaker: Gianni Testa
Type: Red wine
Varietals: 100% Nebbiolo

Vineyard Location: Single vineyard Pora
Orientation: South - southwest
Elevation: 980 ft
Trellising: Guyot single cane
Yield/Acre: 27 ql
Soil: Calcareous limestone with sandy veins

Fermentation in stainless steel tanks at 85°F with maceration on the skins for 28 days; complete malolactic fermentation

Aging Process
36 months in large, oak casks and bottle refined for eight months before release

Tasting Notes
Color: Ruby red
Bouquet: Ripe, broad red fruit with an earthy character
Flavor: Full-bodied and intense with rich tannins and a long finish
Pairings: Pairs well with fresh egg pastas, risottos, white meats, red meats, venison and cheeses

Alcohol Content: 14%
Serving Temperature: 64°F
Production: 17,000 bottles