IT-FEN-21-16

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:
2016
Country:
Italy
Region:
Piedmont
Appellation:
Barolo
Variety:
Nebbiolo
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Sustainable

Press & Reviews

Wine Advocate

Score:
90
Date:
2020-07-23

Wine Enthusiast

Score:
94
Date:
2020-05-05

James Suckling

Score:
93
Date:
2020-08-04

Vinous Media

Score:
93+
Date:
2020-06-30