At 460 meters above sea level, Casina Bric (piemontese dialect for Cascina Bricco or ?hilltop farm?) is the highest altitude Barolo estate in the Langhe. Here, Gianluca Viberti makes his Barolo with the utmost respect for the wine territory that dates back to the 1700s when it was home to a monastery.
EIKOS wines are ?Certified Organic? and they are the proof that it is possible to make big prestigious wines, very complex and suitable for long aging and be ORGANIC at the same time. In fact, ?Eikos? in ancient Greek means ?Possible?, ?Achievable?, ?Plausible?…something like: ?YES WE CAN DO IT?! COLOR: Deep ruby-red with violet highlights […]
Expressive aromatics are woven throughout, adding considerable freshness?.Polish and pure sensuality abound in this utterly impeccable Syrah. Sweet floral notes and a blast of dark red fruit frame the long finish.
Antonio Galloni (Vinous Media), 95 points: “The 2008 Barolo Colonnello is super impressive. It shows gorgeous richness and depth in its focused, energetic fruit. Sweet red berries, flowers and spices are woven together beautifully in the 2008 Colonnello. The elegant side of Barolo comes through, but with an extra degree of muscle. The oak, sometimes […]
International Wine Cellar, 94+ points: “(this spent 31 months in oak): Medium red color seemed to deepen with aeration. Redcurrant, plum, spices and earth on the nose, complicated by grilled herbs and exotic flowers. Plush, sexy and deep, with layered flavors of strawberry, marzipan and dried flowers. Offers an exciting combination of breadth with fresh […]
Golden yellow in colour, this is a rich wine that remains balanced and elegant with a hint of honey and buttery vanilla. Fruit and oak marry perfectly, with the texture and acidity underpinning the refined, mineral character of the wine and leaving the palate fresh. The wine finishes on a long, flavourful note.
This is a subtle, svelte and elegant wine, foral in rose petals and violet…with the oak and acidity well-integrated, it provides a seamless, delicious experience.
All of the fruit for this wine was harvested from our Estate Vineyard at Roadsend Farm on Baker Lane in Sebastopol. We are uncertified practitioners of organic/bio-dynamic agricultural practices.
A wine that conquers the palate both when young and aged. The intense perfumes recall black cherries and prunes, the taste is round, with balanced acidity. It is produced in the version of Barbera d’Alba Superiore Scassa and Barbera d’Alba La Mattea, made from the grapes cultivated in Diano d’Alba and in Roddi.
This 1.5-hectare plot, planted on shallow white soil at a high altitude of 420 meters in Serralunga, is the estate’s “original” vineyard, where Bruna Grimaldi’s grandfather was born; the only Barolo for which Grimaldi uses cappello sommerso for extraction): Medium-deep red. Complex aromas of raspberry, truffle, smoke and underbrush. Large-scaled, concentrated and rich, offering powerful, […]