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Mauro Veglio Barolo Vigna Gattera 1998

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A Nebbiolo wine from Piedmont in Italy. 1998 Mauro Veglio Barolo Gattera 750ml

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Mauro Veglio:
Our families were farmers for many generations, like many other families in the Langhe, and in the past all the grapes produced were destined to be sold to negociants and the big co-ops in the area. This method gave us little satisfaction because importance was not given to the quality of the grapes, but rather the quantity and the lowest price possible. We took over the farm from our families... Read more
Our families were farmers for many generations, like many other families in the Langhe, and in the past all the grapes produced were destined to be sold to negociants and the big co-ops in the area. This method gave us little satisfaction because importance was not given to the quality of the grapes, but rather the quantity and the lowest price possible. We took over the farm from our families, then in 1992 Mauro decided to change following the example of his friend and neighbor, Elio Altare. He began to drastically reduce the number of grapes per hectare and started to vinify on his own in his new cantina. Utilizing shorter macerations with temperature controlled rotary-fermenters and aging in small oak barrels, he started to produce, little by little, wines that were more elegant and less aggressive thanks to the reduced tannins even if the wines were more concentrated because of the higher quality grapes. The farm consists of approximately 12 hectares in the communes of La Morra and Monforte d’Alba and we produce about 60,000 bottles, half of which is Barolo DOCG. This size allows Mauro to keep a direct control on all production processes, in the vineyards as well as in cellar, maintaining high quality and making necessary investments in new technology and machinery. Read less

External Reviews for Mauro Veglio Barolo Vigna Gattera

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/03/2011

A Nebbiolo wine from Piedmont in Italy. 1998 Mauro Veglio Barolo Gattera 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
02/14/2012

The 1998 Barolo Gattera exhibits a dark plum color in addition to a sweet bouquet of black cherry and plum fruit, spice box, roasted meats, and smoked herbs, a beautiful texture, good softness, and a long (30+ second) finish. With exposure to air, th... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Nebbiolo wine from Piedmont in Italy. 1998 Mauro Veglio Barolo Gattera 750ml



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