Tenuta Cucco Barolo Serralunga d'Alba 2019

$69.99

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Alcohol: 14.5%

Grape(s): 100% Nebbiolo

Localization: Italy, Piedmont

Tasting Notes: Intense ruby red with garnet hints releases aromas of dried rose, plum, licorice and spices to the nose. Fresh and lively, it is supported by a good structure and the right tannins.

Notes: This Barolo comes from the Bricco Voghera vineyard in the municipality of Serralunga d'Alba. The grapes are harvested by hand, pressed, and left to ferment at a temperature of 18-26 ° C for 10 days. Maceration for 8-10 days, malolactic fermentation, and 24 months of aging in a cask follow. Finally, the wine rests in the bottle for a period ranging from 6 to 12 months, depending on the vintage.

Food pairing: Traditionally combined with red meats, feathered game, and braised meats.

The Domain: Tenuta Cucco began as a winery in the 1960s. In the local dialect, “cucco” indicates the hilltop location of the oldest part of the vineyard, which is inside the Cru Cerrati. 

The winery offers a breathtaking view of the peaks of Mount Monviso, the hills with vineyards, and the Castle of Serralunga d’Alba, with its remarkable narrow structure, in an iconic Italian landscape.

The grapes of Cru Cerrati and Vigna Cucco have a long history of excellence: for centuries, local winemakers have prized them for their unique qualities and characteristics, using them only to produce their finest Barolo wines.

In 1966, the Cappellano family sold Tenuta Cucco to the Stroppiana family, which in turn constructed the first winery. Towards the end of 2015, the estate passed to the Rossi Cairo family, which for 18 years has run the organic and biodynamic farm La Raia in Novi Ligure. Here, they produce Gavi DOCG and Piemonte Barbera DOC certified by Demeter, promoting an agriculture that is not only sustainable but that also preserves the vitality of the soil for future generations to enjoy.