Marchesi di Barolo

Piemonte

“... the type of wine that is now known by the name Barolo was created by the Marchesi Falletti in Barolo at the beginning of the 19th century. They produced it with great care on their extensive estates at Barolo...and, taking advantage of their many acquaintances, they made it known and appreciated just about everywhere...” - Il Paese del Barolo - Don Massè, 1928 With the death of Marchesa Giulia Colbert de Maulevrier in 1864, the line of the Falletti di Barolo became extinct. But the family's memory was preserved by the Opera Pia Barolo, a benevolent foundation, with its headquarters in the striking Palazzo Barolo in Turin. The foundation, which the Marchesa founded to continue the good works to which she devoted much of her time and attention, still exists. Pietro Emilio Abbona was born around that time and in 1895 he began to work in his father's cellar at Barolo. He was a tenacious and competent worker and he succeeded in acquiring the estate belonging to the Tenuta Opera Pia Barolo, along with its vineyards and the Castello della Volta. In his book Il Barolo Come lo Sento Io ("Barolo as I Know It"), Massimo Martinelli observed that "among the personalities linked with the name Barolo, some can be described as historic, veritable pioneers. First place goes to Commendator Pietro Abbona, the patriarch of Barolo, because he made the wine of his homeland known throughout the world. It was in his winery that Barolo took its first historic steps. His casks, some of which can still be scene tucked away in their cellar at Barolo, were inherited from the Marchesa Falletti. But he also inherited a tradition and a strong commitment to the vineyards, the winery and the wine itself." It was in those ancient cellars that the Barolo of the Marchesi di Barolo was born, the incomparable gift of prime vineyards that are centuries old. The exceptional and exhilarating history of the wine continues to inspire the people who make Barolo and reinforces their devotion to the vineyard and to the cellar. The vineyards of Marchesi di Barolo are the same as they were when Barolo was taking its first steps. They have continuously improved and developed greater refinement over the years. They are sunny and sheltered from the winds. Barolo flourishes in this ideal habitat where the soil is rich and the sun casts its warmest rays. The sunlight lingers longest and warms the soil on the slopes facing the south and east. The diligently cultivated vineyards are small and extremely valuable and they are devoted in a special way to Nebbiolo wines. Their names, rooted in the history of the place and its people are symbols of quality.

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Barolo Tradizione DOCG
Marchesi di Barolo, Piemonte
Type: Red
SRP: $60.00
CSPC: 447771
Barolo del Comune DOCG
Marchesi di Barolo, Piemonte
Type: Red
SRP: $78.00
CSPC: 472639
“Sarmassa” Cru DOCG
Marchesi di Barolo, Piemonte
Type: Red
SRP: $78.00
CSPC: 709239
Barbera D’Alba Peiragal
Marchesi di Barolo, Piemonte
Type: Red
SRP: $41.00
CSPC: 403501
Dolcetto d’Alba Bosset DOC
Marchesi di Barolo, Piemonte
Type: Red
SRP: $33.00
CSPC: 447763
Barolo Cannubi D.O.C.G.
Marchesi di Barolo, Piemonte
Type: Red
SRP: $87.00
CSPC: 403493
Barolo Reserva della Casa
Marchesi di Barolo, Piemonte
Type: Red
SRP: $95.00
CSPC: 712031
Moscato di Asti Zagara
Marchesi di Barolo, Piemonte
Type: Dessert
SRP: $25.00
CSPC: 729285
Barbaresco Tradizione
Marchesi di Barolo, Piemonte
Type: Red
SRP: $53.00
CSPC: 708282