Estate: Iconic, legendary, 5th generation winemaker Giuseppe “Beppo” Rinaldi was renowned for his strict adherence to traditional methods and crafting some of the greatest Barolo. Uncompromising and nicknamed “Citrico” [citric] for his pointed, harsh comments, he was one of the most respected winemakers in Piemonte. His daughters Carlotta and Marta had been working alongside him, today they head the renowned estate. The 6 hectares of organically farmed vineyards are spread across of the most famous crus of Barolo: Cannubi, Brunate, Le Coste, and Ravera. In addition to Nebbiolo, other indigenous Piemonte varietals are grown; Barbera, Dolcetto, Ruchè and Freisa.
Winemaking: Fermented with indigenous in wooden vats, aged in old oak botti for about a year before bottling.
Tasting Notes: Red-violet in colour, with aromas of black cherry, raspberry, cinnamon, rose petal, eucalyptus and white pepper. Black cherry, pomegranate, red currant, raspberry and forest floor are framed by tangy acidity and silky black tea tannins. Black cherry, black pepper, trace of clove and licorice infuse the velvety finish. Opulent and graceful.
Barbera d’Alba DOC
Estate Bottled by Giuseppe Rinaldi
€30 [purchased in Italy]