This Castiglione Falletto vineyard is the smallest geographic area within the Barolo specification and comprises just over 1 hectare. It is the most prestigious part of what was once called La Serra and is nestled between the Villero and the Rocche (rock face) of Castiglione, which represents the best of the top parts; it can be considered a monopole as the whole parcel is the exclusive property of the Ceretto family.
The height of the vineyard is optimum, going from 350 to 370 meters above sea level, with southeast to southwest exposure. The earth (sandstone of Diano) reinforce the ideal sense of balance, suggested the geographic location, and see good percentages of sand, silt and clay.
The winery at Castiglione Falletto was built in 1982 and was created to vinify grapes coming from the finest vineyards of the Barolo denomination. It was extended in 2000, with the construction of the futuristic glass Cube, that provides a perfectly integrated contrast of modern design against the profile of the hills that surround it. Bricco Rocche is the home for vinifying and ageing some of the most prestigious crus of the region, as well as that of its namesake: Brunate from La Morra, Prapò from Serralunga D’Alba, and Cannubi San Lorenzo from Barolo.
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