2017 Cascina Roccalini Barbaresco

Very pretty, perfumed example of Barbaresco from one of the 'new guard' or the region.

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Considered part of a small but energised band of 'next generation' producers in Barbaresco, Paolo Veglio is making some of the more interesting and individual wines that are emerging from the region at the moment.

He acts as custodian to 20 precious hectares just above the township of Alba, around 4 hectares sporting vines. The farm is rife with wildlife, Paolo taking a holistic approach to farming and looking to biodiversity to create life and energy in his soils and wines.

He takes a back to basics approach when building his unique wines. Looking to the traditions of old for inspiration, bringing light, ethereal expressions of Nebbiolo to bottle that are utterly compelling to drink.

This is charming Barbaresco. A lithe, elegant wine of purity and charisma. A wine that harkens back to the Barbarescos of old.

The beautiful wine adventure of Cascina Roccalini begins in 2004, when Paolo Veglio, a young and experienced winemaker, begins to make wine on his own with the help of Dante Scaglione (winemaker for decades a Bruno Giacosa). Today Paolo produces just over 10,000 bottles a year: a small and artisanal production faithful to a personal and very traditional style.


Since 1993 the grapes were given to the famous producer Bruno Giacosa, who considered the grapes of the Roccalini cru among the best in the whole Barbaresco area. This is a single Cru in Barbaresco which give to the winery the name. The Roccalini wines faithfully reflect the territory from which they come and are characterized by a genuine and traditional method: they stand out in the panorama of the Langhe wines. Tones of strawberries and violets brightened by fresh white pepper and chamomille. Great structure, rich tannin, and savory notes. One world Elegant.

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