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Nebbiolo
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Barolo
Barolo





-Surface: 1180 ha.
-Only red wines.
-Only wines from selected parcels in the communes: Barolo, Castiglione Falletto, Serralunga d’Alba, Montforte d’Alba, La Morra, Diano d’Alba, Grinzane Cavour, Roddi, Cherasco, Novello and Verduno.
-Grape varieties red wine: Nebbiolo
-Max. production 52 hl. per ha.


Calcareous soils of marl, sand and clay. Soils are rich in minerals(rich in magnesium in the western part and rich in iron in the eastern part).
Limestone Clay Marl Sand

This area has a humid spring, and a fairly hot summer. Long autumns, with fogs, enable the ripening. Winters are cold and harsh with snow. Hail storms and spring frosts can cause problems. Vineyards are situated on hillsides for good drainage and exposure to the sun, the vines generally face south.
Long autumns Micro climates Severe winters Warm summers