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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  • Barbera

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

  • Dolcetto

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

  • Pinot Nero

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

  • Pinot Noir

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

  • Freisa

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

  • 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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  • Welcome back, indeed.Ditto what Emark said.  I'm a big fan of ... I ... of ... I went to Piedmont, Cavallotto was the one place we went to that openly used rotovinifiers.  I could absolutely taste the terroir in the wines--each block (never mind vineyards, because most of their holdings are in Bricco Boschis) had its own profile.  But the inf... Read More

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  • I had a strange experience yesterday and am hoping someone might have some insight.I have been enjoying and learning about wine for well over a decade now (seriously so) and have worked in the industry for a bit.  Numerous people have commented on the sharpness of my palate for wine and I have always had a pretty keen set of tasters.This occurre... Read More

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  • Don't apologize, we live for those posts, GregT.Emark will remember, I ... ... ... pictures from Sordo and Cavallotto, as well as some big botte. Not sure, but I think the largest botte we saw were 90 or 120 hl, so 9000 to 12,000 liters.&nbs Read More

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  • Mark, I am partly responsible for the confusion because earlier (like, three ... wine.  Cavallotto used it on lots of things, Sordo claimed not to use it for Barolo, but had tons of units.  They are big, so you can't easily hide that you use them.  GdP noted, and I agree, that the vineyard differences in the Cavallotto were still very apparent,... Read More

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  • I'm kind of glad this one came back to life as I was checking in for the ... ... straddling a bit.  Cavallotto uses rotos, Fontanafredda stores in barrique the first year; both are otherwise pretty traditional.  Fact is, almost everyone has some small barrels (not always barrique) because they need smaller containers for topping up the big on... Read More

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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

    Wine review by 89065Gregory Dal Piaz 89065 Gregory Dal Piaz


  • 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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