“In reality, the first designs were truly ugly and anonymous… Yet, I had it so clear in my mind. At a certain point, i understood my mistake. I should not have worked towards a realistic representation but to a symbol. I needed to find a stylistic key and found it by observing the sketches made. The best were those in which the constructive lines overlapped the design like a cage, outlining its proportions, adding other borders to the forms”.
(Giancarlo Ferraris, label designer)
Municipality:La Morra, Barolo
Surface area of the vineyard:3 Ha
Soil:Calcareous marl clay of sedimentary marine origine from the Tortonian period (9 million years ago). Characterised by a basic pH, poor in organic matter, but rich in microelements such as magnesium and manganese, in particular
Vineyard exposure:South, south-west
Vineyard elevation:320 m s.l.m.
Colour:Ruby and garnet red with brilliant hues
Nose:Complex, great character with notes of mature fruits, mint, eucalyptus, gentian and fine spices
Taste:A rich palate in structure with a tight weave of fine tannins, standing out for its elegance and harmony which highlights this truly unique Barolo cru.
Accompanies:Egg with white d’Alba truffle, pan-fried lamb steak, veal braised in Barolo, Castelmagno cheese
Situated between the municipal districts of La Morra and Barolo, Cerequio is considered one the...