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Giacomo Fenocchio

Giacomo Fenocchio
Five generations of Fenocchios have been producing wine from their holdings in the heart of the Bussia in Monforte d'Alba since 1894. Most of the production was sold locally up until 1964, when the ambitious and energetic Giacomo Fenocchio took over for the estate. His goal was to make the finest wines in all of Barolo, so he purchased prime parcels in some of the best crus in the Langhe - including Villero in Castiglione Falletto and Cannubi. Today, Giacomo's son Claudio has taken over winemaking duties for the estate, continuing his father's tradition of making pristine wines from the greatest vineyards in Barolo. Use whichever word you want, minimalist, traditionalist, non-interventionist, - all that matter is that Claudio's wines exhibit a level of terroir clarity that is only found in the top echelon of producers. If you're looking for the next star winemaker in Italy, look no further. Just recently, The New York Times rated Fenocchio number 2 in a tasting of Barolos - coming behind only Elio Altare and ahead of Elio Grasso, Massolino, and Vietti. Claudio manages some 7 hecatres of vineyards in Barolo, Castiglione Falletto and of course, the Bussia of Monforte. Total average annual production is about 3,000 cases. With prices that frankly do not come close to approximating the astronomical quality of the wines, it's painfully obvious that Fenocchio should be on the radar of Barolo lovers everywhere.
Giacomo Fenocchio Barolo 2012

Giacomo Fenocchio Barolo 2012

From 1.5 hectares of 15-18-year-old vines in Pianpolvere. 40-day maceration; 100 cases produced. Our company focuses it production over great red wines, which represent perfectly our lands and the care we put in our everyday work. Barolo, Langhe, Dolcetto and Barbera are produced from the grapes of our territories, from ... more
BN#588804

Price:$42.00

in mixed case $39.90

SKU SWS-JGF-025

Giacomo Fenocchio Roero Arneis 2016

Giacomo Fenocchio Roero Arneis 2016

The light hay colouring is loaded with greenish reflections. The fragrance is soft and complex, especially inviting with aromas hinting broom, camomile and fresh fruit. The flavour is pleasantly tangy, full and very persistent. Matching: Great as an aperitif. Pairs nicely with saucy dishes white meats and grilled fish.  more
BN#621746

Price:$19.00

in mixed case $18.05

SKU SWS-JGF-038

Giacomo Fenocchio Barolo 2013

Giacomo Fenocchio Barolo 2013

BN#621976

Price:$45.00

in mixed case $42.75

SKU SWS-JGF-037





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