Cavallotto

0173 62814 Via Alba-Monforte Bricco Boschis
Castiglione Falletto, 12060
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HISTORY On the periphery of the Castiglione Falletto township, centre of the Barolo area, crowning the Bricco Boschis hill, one comes upon the Tenuta Vitivinicola Cavallotto (the Cavallotto Vineyards) of 25 hectares of which 23 spread of vineyards. Cavallotto Estate has been in the family for five generations and in 1948, the brothers Olivio and Gildo, who were continuing the work of their grandfather Giacomo, their father Giuseppe and their uncle Marcello, became the first people of the area to dedicate themselves to the production and trading of wines. These wines were obtained solely from the grapes of their own vineyards. Olivio's offspring, Laura, Giuseppe, and Alfio continue to produce wine which is made exclusively from the estate's grapes and from the transformation of these they obtain DOC and DOCG: Barolo, Dolcetto d'Alba, Barbera d'Alba, Nebbiolo Langhe, Freisa Langhe, Grignolino Piedmonte, Pinot Langhe, Chardonnay Langhe. VINEYARDS The vineyards of the Bricco Boschis estate extend over 23 Read more »

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  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Dolcetto

    History of the grape: The name means “little sweet one” in Italian. Dolcetto, along with Barbera and Nebbiolo is one ...

  • Freisa

    Hailing from Italy’s Piedmont region, this vigorous red variety is used as a named varietal and is vinified into both...

  • Barbera

    History of the grape: Barbera is a native to the Piedmont, where it has been growing for centuries, and is now the fo...

  • Pinot Nero

    Pinot Noir synonym, especially in Italy. See Pinot Noir.

  • Nebbiolo

    History of the grape: Two schools of thought exist as to the origins of Nebbiolo (which means “little fog” either for...

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  • To welcome fall, and without a doubt the season has arrived, like clockwork, ... its appeal. 87pts 2011 Cavallotto Langhe Nebbiolo $30 Light herb stem, rose stem, and hints of mint accent the sweet fruit on the nose that has a jammy wild raspberry quality to it and hints of chocolate chip cookies,Fairly tannic on entry and bright with lots of ... Read More

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  • Cavallotto Nebbiolo Langhe 2011

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    Light herb stem, rose stem, and hints of mint accent the sweet fruit on the nose that has a jammy wild raspberry quality to it and hints of chocolate chip cookies,Fairly tannic on entry and bright with lots of acids, in a moderately powerful style that is very front loaded with sour cherry fruit and then tight and tannic on the backend powerful,... Read More

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  • I got so excited about dolcetto this year, see my report on The Return of ... ... could be magic. 87pts2011 Cavallotto Barbera d'Alba Vigna del Cuculo $30Medicinal on the nose with early  hints of bit shoe leather followed by fruit that is dark and earthy in style. Dark fruit on entry is surprisingly fresh in the mouth but has a lot of dried f... Read More

    From the article Barbera is Taking on Airs


  • Cavallotto Barbera d'Alba Bricco Boschis Vigna del Cuculo 2010

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    Medicinal on the nose with early hints of bit shoe leather followed by fruit that is dark and earthy in style. Dark fruit on entry is surprisingly fresh in the mouth but has a lot of dried fruit and black fruit character. There's acid here but this shows plenty of flesh black fruit, a little soft edge of tobacco wood spice, in a style that is ... Read More

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  • A ridiculous number of trigger pullworthies in this new offering, many in their ...;Cavallotto 2000 Langhe Nebbiolo  |  9 in stock  |  $24.99 Chaland 2009 Vire-Clesse Perriere  |  5 in stock  |  $19.99 Chandon de Briailles 2001 Savigny les Beaune 1er Cru Les Lavieres   |  5 in stock  |  $44.99 Chapoutier 1989 Chateauneuf du Pape Barbe Rac  |  1... Read More

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  • Earlier this year I was able to spend a couple of weeks in Piedmont. Of course ... examples. 87pts 2012 Cavallotto Dolcetto d'Alba Vigna Scot $17 There’s a lovely herbal medicinal character on the nose here, a little nettle toned over blackberry and  black plum fruit. Bright, light, very clear and precise on the palate, this is made in a rathe... Read More

    From the article Dolcetto is Back!


  • Cavallotto Dolcetto d'Alba Bricco Boschis Vigna Scot 2012

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    Theres a lovely herbal medicinal character on the nose here, a little nettle toned over blackberry and black plum fruit. Bright, light, very clear and precise on the palate, this is made in a rather lean and decisive style that highlights the nice blackberry palate and slightly dried meaty finish. Tiny dusty tannins add a touch of astringency o... Read More

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  • Now these are proper weekend wines (or birthyear wines: see multiple candidates ...;Cavallotto 1974 Barolo Riserva Speciale Bricco Boschis  |  1 in stock  |  $179.99 Cavallotto 1978 Barolo Riserva Bricco Boschis  |  3 in stock  |  $224.99 Cavallotto 1982 Barolo Riserva Bricco Boschis San Giuseppe  |  1 in stock  |  $179.99 Conterno, Paolo 1982 ... Read More

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  • I was wondering what sort of new topic I could start that would pair nicely with my previous posting 'Weekday Wines'; well here it is - Weekend Wines.  Sometimes I just have to stop and take a minute to pat myself on the back for my quick wit but alas, this isn't one of those times.  Anyway, why not talk about wines we enjoy on weekends?  These ... Read More

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  • Fennochio was high on my list. Wines were great, Claudio was incredibly nice ... see the cru from our room. Cavallotto was interesting because they rotovinify so the wines taste really modern when they are young but they are also very clear expressions of their sites. The experts (Greg and Tom) say they change and become more traditional with ... Read More

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