The winegrowing farm Piero Benevelli, situated in Monforte d’Alba in the heart of the Barolo Langa, is composed by around 8 hectares of vineyards, from which approximately 40.000 bottles of wine are produced. This quantity allows us to maintain a family management of the Company, from the work in the estates to the winery. The estate is a committed to preserve the traditions and not abandon the teachings of those who came before them, at the same time supplement this knowledge with the use of modern technologies.
Massimo Benevelli, son of this Barolo estate’s founder, Piero, started working the vines when he was fourteen, as early in life he knew his calling. His parcel of the Ravera cru has been in the family for six generations. We’ve found that history like that often leads to great wine, and over the past few years, Massimo has delivered. His 2012 Barolo is right in line with the Benevelli style: smoky fruit, hints of herbs and forest floor, and firm structure make this a Barolo apt for a few years in the cellar. Decant for an hour or so if you can’t keep your hands off. Clark Z. Terry; Kermit Lynch Wine
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