Barolo Monfalletto

Cordero di Montezemolo

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This company is completely family run: Giovanni Cordero di Montezemolo and his sons Elena and Alberto are the protagonists of the current millennium. The Tenuta di Monfalletto  includes 28 hectares of vineyards spread around the historical farmhouse of Annunziata, located in La Morra and where are produced exclusively the AOC and AOCG wines.


Grape types

The maceration lasts 4/5 days and It is carried out into steel vats exactly as the fermentation which lasts other 10/12 days; then the wine is put in barrels of different dimensions and in this way begins the malolactic fermentation.

It is carried out into wood French and Slavonia barrels between 18 and 24 months, then it is bottled. After a year the bottles are ready for the selling.

Main features
Intense red; floral scent with notes of mixed spices with tobacco, cherry, raspberry and cocoa; the taste is fresh and elegant.

Game, hare, braised beef and wild boars.

Service temperature
16,5° C (60° F)

About… Barolo.

The Barolo is a red wine, recognised with the Appellation Denomination Origin (AOC or DOC in Italian)  produced in some municipalities of Piedmont. The original area of the grape types suitable for the Barolo DOC, recognised on 31st August 1933, includes the territories of the following municipalities: Barolo, Castiglione Falletto, Serralunga D’Alba and part of La Morra, Monforte D’Alba, Roddi, Verduno, Cherasco, Diano d’Alba, Novello and Grinzane Cavour, all located in the Cuneo province.

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