Alessandro Rivetto Vigna Rionda Barolo DOCG — Vintage 2015 —

 88.00 incl. IVA

Tot: 88€
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Vigna Rionda does what it wants. It’s a incredible vineyard that Alessandro rents from a close producer friend of his: only 3,000 square meters of land, yielding about 1,500 bottles a year, plus a few large formats.

There are very few producers at Vigna Rionda, so we are talking prestige.

Alessandro claims that the soil here gives off a faint smell of mature manure. This note, which is by no means a flaw but rather a merit, you will find distantly in the glass.

To fully appreciate this wine, you will have to study its terroir a bit and give yourself time.

Ideally, you should have the chance to uncork at least one bottle a year, so you can understand what Vigna Rionda is for you, which, we would like to specify, is considered one of Barolo’s most characteristic crus, along with Cannubi and Cerequio.


It is garnet red with orange highlights.


It is ethereal, pleasant and intense.


It is austere but velvety, robust and harmonious. The tannins are astringent and long-lasting.

Pairing tips

Alessandro suggests trying it with some dark chili chocolate and why not, a good cigar. It is a meditation wine.

It’s your guy if…

…You want to give a close friend a unique and different experience.

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L’immensità – Don Backy

    The Producer

    Alessandro Rivetto

    Three men, three friends, three professionals from different sectors sharing a passion – this is where Alessandro Rivetto’s wines come from. A varied production of all the great Langhe varieties, with Barolo as their crown jewel. Read more


    Basic information

    Product Name: Barolo DOCG Vigna Rionda
    Cépage: nebbiolo
    Appellation: Barolo
    Classificaton: DOCG
    Color: red
    Type: still
    Country/Region: Piemonte, Italia
    Vintage: 2015
    Alcool percentage: 14% vol
    Sugar rate: <5 g/l
    Number of bottles produced: 1,800

    Vinification (Wine-making)

    Method: Destemming and crushing, cold maceration for two days followed by fermentation at controlled temperature in steel vessels. The whole process lasts about 20 days.
    Aging: in wood, aged minimum 38 months, 18 of which in barrels
    Minimum aging in bottle: 6 months


    Empty bottle weight: 450 g
    Cork material: cork
    Bottle type: albeisa


    % of Grape / Cépage: 100% nebbiolo
    Soil: calcareous, clay
    Exposure: south
    Agricultural method: conventional
    Date of harvest: 2015
    Type of harvest: manual
    Geolocation: Serralunga d’Alba

    Additional information

    Weight 1.42 kg








    Alcohol content



    Bottle 0.75 L








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