Marengo is among the smallest estates in La Morra, making tiny quantities of Barolo from old vine holdings in the famed Brunate cru. This wine comes from a tiny cru in the Barolo township named for the violets that bloom there in the springtime. The wine is extremely elegant and well-balanced.
Wine name: Barolo "Bricco Le Viole"
Production area: La Morra
Vineyard surface: 0.40
Varietals and percentage: Nebbiolo - 100%
Soil type: Calcareous, clayey
Vinification: Fermentation on the skins in steel vats with controlled temperature, ageing in French barriques (30% new) for 24 months