Vigna Rionda Massolino Barolo Parafada 2001
Massolino's 2001 Barolo Parafada, a rich ruby, offers a deep nose redolent of toasted oak, vanilla, menthol, licorice and tar. It is quite structured, with flavors of cherries in liqueur and spices with good follow through on the palate. This wine does malolactic fermentation in barrique, although the 2001 is less overtly oaky than previous vintages.
The wine, its land, a famiy A century of work, four generations and an immense love of their land. The Massolino family have always made their wine here, in Serralunga d'Alba, at their home.