Barbaresco Casot


From the eponymous cru in the village of Treiso.  The 3.5 hectares of vines were planted between 1960 and 2012, facing SW at 350m.   Harvest was Sept 20th, 2015 at yields of 7,000kg/ha (48hl/ha). Spontaneous fermentation in stainless steel, with an extended maceration on the skins, 60 days. Aged for 2 years, the 1st year in 1000L botticelle and the 2nd year in 3000L botti.  Aged an additional 6 months in bottle and released in March 2018.  12,000 bottles made. 

93 points
"The core flavors of strawberry and raspberry are shaded by eucalyptus, leather and tobacco notes. Reveals an element of sweet spices as this plays out gracefully on the finish. Best from 2021 through 2040."
Bruce Sanderson,
Wine Spectator
, July 2019
93 points
"EDITOR'S CHOICE. Rose, woodland berry, chopped herb and a whiff of smoke lead the nose. Reflecting the aromas, the smooth full-bodied palate delivers crushed morello cherry, orange zest, star anise and a hint of game while fine-grained tannins lend polished support. Drink 2023–2030."
Kerin O'Keefe,
Wine Enthusiast.
, February 2019

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