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The oldest bottle bearing a MeGA (Additional Geographical Mention) on the label mentions Cannubi 1752; this precious heirloom indicates that the Cannubi vineyard was already famous and valued before the advent of Barolo wine. The prestige of the Cannubi has never known misfortune, rather it has always served to give prestige to the wine houses that...
The geological characteristics that characterize this vineyard are the so-called ARENARIE DI DIANO, which originated in Elveziano from sub-marine turbid currents. This soil is more sandy than the Cannubi and gives a wine of good structure, not always balanced, especially when it is still young. It is indeed recommended for consumption from the sixth year...
The wines produced by this vineyard are of higher quality in dry years: in fact, the greater percentage of clay and silt ensures greater water retention, with consequent less stress on the part of the vines that have their home in this land.
Brezza, owner of vineyards in Barolo dating back to 1885, is located a few steps from the center of the small town of Barolo, immersed in the vineyards as well as the adjoining restaurant and the hotel also owned by the family. Currently the company extends over an area of twenty hectares of land including sixteen and a half to the vineyard: 0:30 in the municipality of Barolo, one in the town of Monforte, one in the municipality of Novello and two in Alba .
The original part of the cellar features traditional vaulted style with old bricks once used for all processes; Annexed to this part of more recent construction are outside the place of alcoholic fermentation, completely in stainless steel with control of temperature and an automatic system, a room for the malolactic fermentation and last but not least the room for the storage of completely buried bottles which of course maintains a good humidity and constant temperatures throughout the year. A part of the winery tasting room is also used as a historical museum where the family has jealously guarded the equipment of the past. The total production is about 80,000 bottles coming from estate vineyards.
The wines all Denomination of Origin Controlled and Guaranteed and Controlled is 95% reds: Barolo coming from historic vines (Bricco Sarmassa, Cannubi, Sarmassa and Castellero), Nebbiolo d'Alba vineyard Santa Rosalia, Barbera d'Alba Vineyard Cannubi, Cannubi Muscatel and Santa Rosalia, Dolcetto d'Alba vineyard San Lorenzo and Fossati, Langhe Freisa vine Santa Rosalia, the Langhe Rosso. The only white wine produced is a Langhe Chardonnay.