2021 Tenuta Montanello Langhe Nebbiolo 750Ml BottleRegular price $48.00 Sale price $39.00
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Sitting right in the middle of Castiglione Falletto, Montenello is superbly sited. At an altitude of 250 - 300 metres, Montanello is considered to be one of the best cru of the Barolo area, as confirmed by Renato Ratti's Map of Barolo.Mostly south and south-west facing, with a consistent soil profile of calcareous clay and the classic blue tufa sand. 5th generation winemaker Alberto Racca and his sisters; Maria Pia and Cristina, own 100% of this cru (!), and take a low-key approach with Barolo being fermented in steel and aged for 1 years in Allier barrels (30% new, followed by a year in large botti. These wines are unforced and authentic.