Coppo Barolo

Barolo DOCG, Piemonte

Because of its historical significance, Coppo is among the few wineries allowed to vinify Nebbiolo to become Barolo outside of the wine’s strict production zone.

Tasting Notes

  • NOSE: violet, cherries and licorice aromas
  • TASTE: well balanced, harmonious and elegant

Pairs well with baked beef shank, braised veal cut, baked lamb with potatoes.

  • GRAPE VARIETY: Nebbiolo
  • EXPOSURE: south - southwest
  • SOIL COMPOSITION: calcareous clay marl with presence of sand and silt
  • VINEYARD ALTITUDE: 650-820 ft a.s.l.
  • VINEYARD DENSITY: 4,000 - 5,000 plants per hectare
  • HARVESTING PERIOD: October 2010
  • HARVEST: selection in vineyards of the healthiest, ripest grapes hand collected in 40 lb picking baskets
  • VINIFICATION SYSTEM: maceration with skin contact with short and soft pumping over the skin cap
  • MALOLACTIC: totally carried out
  • AGING: 36 months in large French oak casks
  • ALCOHOL: 13.61% vol
  • TOTAL ACIDITY: 5.10 g/l
  • pH: 3.68

Given its long history in the area, the Coppo family is among the very few allowed to produce its Barolo from Cru Nebbiolo vineyards within the appellation but crushed, fermented and aged in Canelli just outside the designated production area.

Tasting Notes

  • NOSE: violet, cherries and licorice aromas
  • TASTE: well balanced and elegant

Recommended with roasted beef shank, braised veal, baked lamb with herbs and potatoes.

  • GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Nebbiolo
  • HARVESTING PERIOD: September 2009
  • HARVEST: precise selection in vineyards for the healthiest, ripest grapes to be hand collected in 40 lb picking baskets
  • AGING: 30 months in large French oak casks and 6 to 12 months in the bottle

TRADE & MEDIA ASSETS /////////////////

2009 Coppo Barolo Bottle

2009 Coppo Barolo Label

2009 Coppo Barolo Tasting Notes

2010 Coppo Barolo Bottle

2010 Coppo Barolo Label

2010 Coppo Barolo Tasting Notes

Coppo Logo

Coppo Photography – Family photo

Coppo Photography – Historic winery photo

Coppo Photography – Luigi Coppo

Coppo Photography – Piero Coppo, in the 1930s

Coppo Photography – Underground cellars

Coppo Photography – Underground cellars – Pomorosso

Coppo Photography – Underground cellars – Spumanti

Coppo Photography – Underground cellars 2