2020 Ca Veja Nebbiolo 90VM
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90 pts Vinous
The 2020 Nebbiolo d'Alba Ca' Veja is a bright, classically austere wine that will delight readers who appreciate focused, wiry reds. Thin soils yield a nervy, taut Nebbiolo bristling with character.
- By Antonio Galloni on November 2022
Winery: Ca Veja is a name of a small hamlet in the Rivoli region in the South of Alba. This vineyard is always been laced to an ancient building of the XVI century. Famous for its Nebbiolo with an austere character. Over this vineyard there is a small votive pillar dedicated to San Bernard like he is overseeing the vineyards of the hill.
Grape: 100% Nebbiolo d'Alba
Vineyard: Faces East, 280-350 masl
Origin: Ca Veja di Alba – Langhe
Soil: Marly limestone belonging to the Marne di Sant’Agata fossili sabbiose alternates to Arenarie di Diano easily distinguishable given their yellow color and the bigger sandstones spread in those formations
Viticulture: Organic with the sole use of sulphur and copper natural compound, manual or mechanic mowing to avoid herbicides, harvest is exclusively manual
Winemaking: Nebbiolo is all vinified with the same philosophy: subject to pressing and destemming then he ferments and macerate from 3 to 6 weeks in stainless steel. At the end of the winter he is brought to the wood barrels where he stays around 1 year and a half. Barrels volume vary between 25 to 50 hectoliters, made of Slavonian wood with an age of 15 years.