Stretching over 650ha and involving around 300 growers, Cantina Sociale Terre del Barolo, is one of the most regarded producers in the area. They think about themselves as a family of smallholders, working together to treasure one of the most prized terroirs in Italy – the misty hills of Barolo. An initiative that was born in 1958 and that allowed many vignerons from having to abandon their land, ensuring their work would be rewarded with respect, dignity and prestige. Terre del Barolo now crafts some of the purest, terroir-driven wines in the region – an absolute must-have for any Nebbiolo lover.
Hailed a curvy, racy beauty from Antonio Galloni and a fascinating wine from Monica Larner, Sassicaia 2017 is one of the most anticipated releases of the year. Sassicaia 2017 is a blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Cabernet Franc. In her preview assessment of the wine, Larner describes incredibly well the tension existing from vintner and vintage and how, like...more