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Barolo 'Castellero', Giacomo Fenocchio

Barolo 'Castellero', Giacomo Fenocchio
  • From 0.4 hectares of Castellero, nestled between Bussia and Cannubi.
  • 280 meters elevation
  •  Soil of marl, tuff, and a notable composition of sand
  • Vines have an average age of 40 years
  • 40 days spontaneous fermentation and maceration
  • Aged 36 months in large Slavonian oak casks prior to bottling
  • 330 cases produced annually. 2011 was the first vintage of this as a single vineyard expression; prior to that it went into the Barolo classico.
Producer:
Vintage:
2017
Country:
Italy
Region:
Piedmont
Appellation:
Barolo
Variety:
Nebbiolo
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Sustainable

Press & Reviews

Wine Enthusiast

Score:
95
Date:
2021-06-20

James Suckling

Score:
94

Vinous Media

Score:
94
Date:
2021-04-29

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