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1

Name 3 producers from

Barolo commune

Bartolo Mascarello

Giacomo Borgogno

Giuseppe Rinaldi

Luciano Sandrone

2

Name a producer from

Neive commune

Bruno Giacosa

3

Name 2 producers from

Verduno

G.B. Burlotto

Castello di Verduno

4

Name 2 producers from

Serralunga d'Alba

Giacomo Conterno
(super traditional)

Fontanafredda

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Germano Ettore

5

Name 2 producers from

Monforte d'Alba

Domenico Clerico
(modern)

Aldo Conterno
(modern/trad mix)

6

Name 2 producers from

Castiglione Falletto

Paolo Scavino
(modern)

Giuseppe Mascarello
(super traditional)

Vietti
(modern/trad mix)

7

Name a producer from

La Morra

Oddero
(modern/trad mix)

8

Name 3 producers from

Barbaresco commune

BAR-PP-MM

Bruno Rocca

Angelo Gaja

Roagna

Prunotto

Produttori del Barbaresco

Marchesi di Gresy

Moccagatta

9

Where is

Bartolo Mascarello?

Barolo
(commune)

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Top Wines:

Barolo

Barolo Riserva

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Note:
- Very traditional!!
- Will even sometimes use large chestnut botti.
- Farms about 5 ha of vineyard holdings, spread through Cannubi, Lorenzo, Rue, & Rocche
- Does not believe in vineyard designates for Barolo since some sights might not be great in certain years.
- Daughter Maria Teresa runs the estate now.

10

Where is

Oddero?

La Morra
(Barolo)

- also have holdings in Serralunga, Monforte, and Castiglione Falletto

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Top Wines:

Vignarionda
- Serralunga

Brunate
- La Morra

Villero
- Castiglione

Bussia Vigna Mondoca
- Monforte

Rocche di Castiglione
- take a wild guess...  :)

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Note:
- Oddero is a mix of traditional and modern.
- They use modern fermentation technology, but use mainly large neutral botti.

11

Where is

Giacomo Borgogno?

Barolo
(commune)

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Top Wines:

Barolo Riserva

Liste

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Notes:
- Traditional producer
- founded in 1761
- recently purchased in 2008 by the Farinetti family who are continuing the tradition & history of the estate.

12

Where is

Burlotto?

Verduno
(Barolo)

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Top Wines:

Monvigliero
- macerated for 60 days!!

Acclivi

Neirane

Verduno Pelaverga
- Burlotto is said to have revived the reputation of the Pelaverga grape variety.

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Note:
- one of the most well known producers in Verduno
- a combination of traditional & modern
--- temp controlled ferment in large French oak
--- malolactic in stainless steel
--- elevaged in French & Slavonion oak

13

Where is

Aldo Conterno?

Monforte d'Alba
(Barolo)

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Top Wines:

Granbussia Riserva
- Only made in the best vintages from a blend of the three sections of Bussia he owns.

Vigna Cicala

Vigna Colonelo

Romirasco

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Note:
- All wines are estate produced from the 25ha he owns all in the Bussia cru vineyard.
- Makes a style in between traditional and modern.  He does not use the long maceration of traditionalists, but does not use new oak either.
- Son of Giacomo Conterno
 

14

Where is

Domenico Clerico?

Monforte d'Alba
(Barolo)

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Top Wines:

Ciabot Mentin Ginestra

Pajana

Percristina

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Note:
- Modernist
- stainless rotofermentations
- new French oak barriques

15

Where is

Giacomo Conterno?

Serralunga d'Alba
(Barolo)

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Top Wines:

Monfortino
- made only in the best years from the best grapes from Cascina Francia.
- Typically aged for 3 years longer in cask than Cascina Francia.

Cascina Francia
- a vineyard purchased in the 1974 after their fruit sources started making their own wines.

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Note:
- Very traditional producer.  
- Among the first to make ageworthy Barolo.
- His son Giovanni made the wines after him. Now Giovanni's son Roberto is in charge.
- Also the Father of Aldo Conterno.

16

Where is

Giuseppe Mascarello?

Castiglione Faletto
(Barolo)

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Top Wines:

Monprivato Ca’ d’Morissio Riserva
- "super riserva" made from a 2 acre section replanted in 1983 to the Nebbiolo-Michét variety.
- first vintage was 1993, but 1996 and 1997 "put it on the map" as one of the best Barolos

Monprivato
- purchased blocks of this vineyard in 1904.  became a monopole in the 1980's

Santo Stefano

Villero

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Notes:
- Super traditional producer

17

Where is

Paolo Scavino?

Castiglione Falletto
(Barolo)

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Top Wines:

Bric dël Fiasc
- on of the first single vineyard Barolos made (1978)

Rocche dell’Annunziata Riserva

Cannubi

Monvigliero

Bricco Ambrogio

Carobric

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Note:
- Modern producer
- uses modern fermentation and new French oak barriques before transferring to large casks.

18

Where is

Giuseppe Rinaldi?

Barolo
(commune)

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Top Wines:

Brunate-Le Coste

Cannubi San Lorenzo-Ravera

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Note:
- staunch traditionalist!!
- blends between crus
- vineyards are farmed organically

19

Where is

Luciano Sandrone?

Barolo
(commune)

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Top Wines:

Cannubi Boschis

Le Vigne

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Note:
- mix of modern and traditional
- open top stainless fermentation, 500L French tonneau elevage

20

Where is

Vietti?

Castiglione Faletto
(Barolo)

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Top Wines:

Brunate

Villero Riserva

Lazzarito
- modern style
- stainless steel fermentation, aged in barriques

Roche
- traditional style
- long fermentation, 31 months in large botti

Castiglione

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Notes:
- pioneer of single vineyard wines in the 1950's
- creditied to be the savoir of Arneis since he brought it back from the brink of extinction