Castello di Verduno

172470284 Gabriella Burlotto e Franco Bianco Via Umberto I, 9, 12060 Verduno, Italia

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...1500 At the start of the century, the Cerrato family starts building work on the Castle. 1585 Senatore Bernardino Scozia donates the entire estate to the Consignore of Verduno, Benedetto Cerrato. 1631 The Treaty of Cherasco: Verduno passes under the jurisdiction of the House of Savoy. 1633 The Rachis family of Racconigi purchases the Castle from the Scozias. 1737 Maurizio Rachis sells all his property to Carlo Luigi Caisotti of Nice, former Count of Santa Vittoria, and, from 1739, Marquis of Verduno. The new owner has part of the castle rebuilt from a design by Juvarra. 1799 Carlo Giuseppe Caisotti bequeaths his property in Verduno in equal parts to the San Giovanni and Carità hospitals in Turin. 1838 King Carlo Alberto of Savoy purchases the Castle of Verduno from the two charitable institutions and entrusts the management of his estate and wine cellar to the famous enologist General Carlo Staglieno. Here, following the method suggested by Giulia Falletti Colbert, the ‘Oenotechnician General’ Read more »

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  • Okay, it was dinner out with the folks at Oakland's Pizzaiolo, right down ... ... of my 51st, we had 2009 Castello di Verduno Barbaresco and 2008 Grifalco Aglianico del Vulture. Both imported by Oliver McCrum, who lives and works about the same distance from the restaurant as I do.  (Okay, I'm a tad closer.)  You can read about the wines at h... Read More

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  • So far I’ve worked my way through a pretty impressive set of wines that would make for some splendid gifting. I’ve covered Cabernet, Pinot Noir, the wines of France and today I turn my attention towards Italy. Without a doubt my favorite wine producing country; Italy is home to more variety and styles of wine than anyplace else on the planet. As... Read More

    From the article Wine Gifts: Italy


  • Castello di Verduno Langhe Nebbiolo 2010

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    Love it. It's the one with the glass stopper Read More

    Wine review by lesliecheney


  • Castello di Verduno Pelaverga Verduno Pelaverga Basadone 2011

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    Great red wine to drink with fish. Light and delicate but full of strawberry and other red berry flavors. Nice acidity:) Read More

    Wine review by Anna Savino


  • Castello di Verduno Pelaverga Verduno Pelaverga Basadone 2006

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    Wine review by Barberolo


  • Castello di Verduno Langhe Nebbiolo 2010

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    Subtle nose, lots of spice on the palate, warm wine. Read More

    Wine review by Anna Savino


  • Castello di Verduno Barolo Vigna Massara 2008

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    A bit of new wood greets the nose. Its integrated but there, and not detracting from the very clean and rather precise aromas of jammy, small berry red fruit and some spiced plum notes. On entry, this is very cool and lean. Really quite elegant in the mouth with a lovely feel. Bright, fresh and layered and showing wonderful fruit framed by faint... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • As many of you already know, Barolo is my favorite wine. I look forward to my ... strawberry. 92pts  2008 Castello di Verduno Massara $75A bit of new wood greets the nose. It’s integrated but there, and not detracting from the very clean and rather precise aromas of jammy, small berry red fruit and some spiced plum notes. On entry, this is ver... Read More

    From the article The Best of 2008 Barolo


  • There hasn't been one of these threads here in quite some time so I thought I'd start it up again. Weather is warm here so I popped a Rosé.What are you drinking? Read More

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  • If you’re interested in 2007 Barolo, you should check out my report, ... ... ... nice fruit tannin 62007 Castello di Verduno Massara Verduno -  dark nose, coffee beans, a bit roasted, a big wine, some sweetness on the edges, not much flavor interest, a fairly big wine, some nice fruit but lacks some intensity, weird sort of candied caramelly ... Read More

    From the article 2007 Barolo Commune


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