2017 Cavallotto Langhe Nebbiolo

Castiglione Falletto, Italy

One of the great hidden gems of Piemonte. Fantastic Nebbiolo declassified from a single cru.


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About The Wine

The Langhe Nebbiolo from the Cavallotto family is made from exclusively declassified grapes from cru vineyards with the predominant portion coming from their younger vines on the famed Bricco Boschis.

This wine offers classic Nebbiolo structure and power with the signature floral aromatics that are the calling card of Bricco Boschis.

This transcends the stature of your typical Langhe. It's fine, defined and powerful, with gloriously pure red fruits, a hint of spice and an extension of flavour that you rarely see of wines of this level.

The term "Baby Barolo", while twee and overused, applies very well here.

About Cavallotto

The Cavallotto family have owned and farmed the legendary Bricco Boschis cru since 1929.

Passed down for four generations, this small grower is considered one of the hidden gems of Piemonte and something of a benchmark for the Castiglione Falletto commune. Their wines are built in a staunchly traditional framework. These are classic Piemontese wines that show authority and structure, one for the true lovers of the classics.

In the words of Antonio Galloni, "Cavallotto may very well be the greatest Barolo producer few people have ever heard of, something that continues to mystify me."

Alfio Cavallotto
Alfio Cavallotto
Piemonte, Italy
Additional Info

From The Producer

Vinification: with natural yeasts, semi-submerged cap maceration for 18-30 days.

Aging: traditional in Slavonian oak barrels for 15-24 months.

Refinement: in bottle for 6 months.

Organoleptic characteristics: this Nebbiolo comes from Nebbiolo da Barolo grapes, generally the youngest. Excellent structure with typical aromas of Barolo Bricco Boschis with mainly fruity then floral and then again spicy, open and intense hints. Excellent aptitude for aging.

Food pairings: cold cuts, red meats in general, grilled, hard or aged cheeses, chocolate.

Blend : Nebbiolo (100%)
ABV : 14.50%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2030
Bottle Size : 750ml

Giuseppe Cavallotto
Giuseppe Cavallotto
Piemonte, Italy

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