Francesco Rinaldi Barolo
Francesco Rinaldi is a historic and renowned Barolo company located on the Cannubi hill, the most prestigious area of the denomination. Founded in the 19th century by Giovanni Rinaldi, the winery was inherited in 1922 by his son Francesco, who gave it his name.Today Paola and Piera are the ones who carry on the business, to which the credit for having brought their wines to the markets goes. international, especially the United States, Northern Europe and China.
The winery's vineyard includes 11 hectares of vineyards in the municipalities of Barolo, Castiglione Falletto and La Morra, among the most important of the denomination. Rinaldi wines represent the characteristics of the terroir in a pure and undisputed way: The Barolo area is the most renowned because the two main terroirs merge here: you go from the compact and marly soils of the Helvetian period in the municipality of Castiglione Falletto, to those more clayey than the Tortoriano period present in La Morra. So in Barolo there are limestone, clay and sand, which give the wines balance, harmony, color and typical aromas of the area. The mainly cultivated vines are Nebbiolo, Barbera and Dolcetto.
After long fermentations, the wine ages in Slavonian oak barrels, in the basements of the cellars. Tradition, passion and love for their land give life to enveloping and exciting wines.