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This Barolo is deep garnet red in colour with bright hues. The bouquet is intense and complex, with red fruit aromas and floral and spicy notes. This wine shows the elegance and charm that only Nebbiolo grapes can offer with flavours that are robust, rich and still elegant.
Barolo DOCG Parafada
This 23 hectare estate has been in the Massolino family since 1896. Since 1994 the style of the wines has undergone a subtle transformation. Winemaker Franco Massolino has done a wonderful job of marrying change with a respect for tradition, something that sets him apart from most of the younger producers in Barolo today. This is in part dictated by the nature of the vineyards that the Massolino family owns in the commune of Serralunga d’Alba – the source of some of the greatest, most structured, robust and long-lived Barolo wines.
Fruit for this wine is grown in the 1.13 hectare Parafada vineyard, situated at an altitude of 330 metres above sea level. The chalky, marl soil in this south-facing vineyard produces excellent quality grapes. The vineyard is protected from the wind by a ridge formation which helps the grapes ripen fully even in cooler vintages. The vines are Guyot trained and are planted at a density of 5,800 vines per hectare and the yield, 4.5 tonnes per hectare. The average age of these vines is 55 years.
After a relatively mild winter, there was some snow in January and February, partially restoring the water reserves in the soil. The 2015 growing season started quite early. There was some rainfall in early spring, which further added to the deep-level water supply in the soil, and then temperatures rose quite rapidly in June and July. The heat surprisingly calmed down and went back to normal in August, when some rains fall brought water to the vineyards. Autumn was good and allowed for the maturation of a great vintage.
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