Italy > Piedmont
20 years old
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Age of the vines:
Limestone, Blue tufa, Clay
Vineyard or specific area:
A selection from different parcel surrounding Dogliani
Manual harvest. Natural fermentation. No filtering or clarification.
18 months elevage in large oak barrels.
Production (~bottles per year):
Cascina Corte is an organic farm located in Dogliani on the hill that lies not eve n a few miles away from Barolo which Alessandro Barosi and his wife Amalia Battaglia purchased back in 2001 Alessandro used to work for Slow Wine while Amalia is a doctor They carried out major restructuring work both on the old 18th century winemaker s house which they restored to its original condition using natural materials and on the abandoned vineyards that had been leased by the previous owner to a sharecropper The estate spans over 15 hectares but less than half of that is planted with vines They started with 3 5 hectares of old Dolcetto vines planted between 1946 and 1955 and planted additional 1 5 hectares of Nebbiolo and ...