Located in the heart of Monforte d’Alba, the Elio Grasso estate stretches over 18 hectares of vineyards, surrounded by forest and meadows. More grape farmers than wine producers, the family works tirelessly to preserve what nature gives them, crafting wines of rare purity and concentration. Their full range is an impressive collection of single expressions of different Langhe terroirs. While approachable in youth, they preserve the impressive longevity of Piedmont wines, making them an unmissable addition to any cellar.
The blend consists of 95% Tempranillo from 40-year-old vines in Las Cuevas, El Palo and Las Monjas in Rodezno, complemented with 5% Graciano from the Montecillo estate in Fuenmayor. The Graciano gives the wine an aromatic intensity and acidity, to carry the structure and elegance of the Tempranillo. The grapes are vinified separately in four-and-a-half-year-old American oak for three years, and...more
Bottle 75cl £35.08
Bottle 75cl £23.68
As always, this Barbera impresses for its sheer depth and charm. It comes from vines close to the Gavarini vineyard. Gianluca employs a very gentle use of barriques to help soften the sharp natural acidity of the Barbera. The result is pure joy. Its mouth-watering, juicy bramble fruits combine on the palate with sleek and softly spiced essence. This is...more
Bottle 75cl £30.08