Barolo DOCG Ginestra Casa Matè

Grape: Nebbiolo

First vintage: 1978

Aspect and height above sea level: south-facing, 300-350 metres

Soil type: moderately loose-packed, slightly clayey, limestone-based

Vine training system and planting density: Guyot-trained at 4,500 vines per hectare

Average age of productive vines: 40 years

Harvest period and method: second 10 days of October, manual harvest

The vinification procedure for Barolo Ginestra Casa Matè involves alcoholic fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks, with daily pumping over.

After completing malolactic fermentation, the wine matures in 25-hectolitre barrels of Slavonian oak.

Bottling normally takes place in August. The Barolo Ginestra Casa Matè then stays in the binning cellar for 8-10 months before release.

The Elio Grasso Estate, located in the municipality of Monforte d’Alba, has 42 hectares of land of which 24 are forests and meadows that surround the 18 hectares of vineyards, within the World Heritage site.


Data sheet

Azienda Agricola Elio Grasso
lt. 1,5
Alcoholic strength
14,5% vol.
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