Cascina Val del Prete, Nebbiolo d’Alba, 2013

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Cascina Val del Prete or valley of the priest takes its name from the exiled Bishop of Asti who lived there in 1850. In 1977 Bartolomeo Roagna and his wife Carolina bought the farm “Val del Prete” where they had worked as sharecroppers. The first thing they did was replace some grain and fruit with vines. The grapes are planted on south facing slopes in a splendid natural amphitheater. Over the years they have increased the area under vine to 27 acres. Their son, Mario, has entered the family business and now takes care of the vineyards. Cascina Val del Prete continues to be well received due to Mario’s commitment to great wine.

RegionPiemonte, Italy
GrapeNebbiolo
Tasting NotesIntense aromas of violet, dark cherry, and eucalyptus. On the palate this with dense with black fruit and peppercorn. Medium plus tannins with high acid which makes this a very food friendly wine.
Weight 2 lbs

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