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Tiziano Grasso

Barolo Briccolina 2014

La Briccolina's now legendary Serralunga Barolo. Limited stock.
  • Grapes: Nebbiolo
    Viticulture: Practicing organic
    Vinification: Fermentation without controlled temperature in stainless steel tanks
    Ageing: In used large oak and concrete barrels 
    Bottles produced: 3,000
    Alcohol: 14.5% abv

  • Colour: Deep ruby red
    Nose: Complex and etheral nose of dark cherry, crushed flowers, sweet spices, leather, mushroom and hints of mint
    Palate: Medium body, round with elegant and well-integrated tannins

  • Tiziano Grasso only started to bottle his own wine from the oldest vines in his perfectly situated vineyard in Serralunga d’Alba in 2012. We are honoured to have met and tasted with Tiziano at the cantina before his terribly sad loss in May 2017. La Briccolina is an unparalleled natural amphitheatre located within a stone’s throw of Cascina Francia where Monfortino is produced.

    The cantina now run by Tiziano’s wife Simona and his son Daniele follows traditional vinification methods and is pure ‘garagiste’, output is a mere 3,000 bottles and the single Barolo Briccolina produced here is simply ethereal