Barolo DOCG Gavarini Chiniera

Grape: Nebbiolo

First vintage: 1978

Aspect and height above sea level: south-facing, 320-360 metres

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

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

Average age of productive vines: 35 years

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

The vinification procedure for Barolo Gavarini Chiniera 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 Gavarini Chiniera then stays in the binning cellar for 8-10 months before release.


Data sheet

Azienda Agricola Elio Grasso
lt. 0,75
Alcoholic strength
14,5% vol.
Robert Parker The Wine Advocate 98/100 - Wine Enthusiast 97/100 - AIS Quattro Viti - SLOW WINE Top Wine - CellarTracker 94/100 - Vinum Wine Magazine 18/20

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