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Altare, Elio

36 Bottles Available 2017

Elio Altare Barolo 2017

36 In-Stock 750ml
V 93
8 Bottles Available 2014

Elio Altare Barolo Arborina 2014

8 In-Stock 750ml
WA 91
1 Bottle Available 2013

Elio Altare Barolo Unoperuno 2013

1 In-Stock 750ml
V 92
1 Bottle Available 2012

Elio Altare Barolo 2012

1 In-Stock 750ml
WS 93
12 Bottles Available 2011

Elio Altare Barolo Cannubi 2011

4 In-Stock 750ml
V 96

Elio Altare Barolo Unoperuno 2011

8 In-Stock 750ml
JS 98
1 Bottle Available 2010

Elio Altare Barolo Arborina 2010 6 pack

1 Pre-Arrival 750ml
WA+ 96
Original packaging available upon request
8 Bottles Available 2009

Elio Altare Barolo Brunate 2009

8 In-Stock 750ml
WA 96
JS 95
13 Bottles Available 2008

Elio Altare Barolo Cerretta 2008

11 Pre-Arrival 750ml
WA 96
WS 95

Elio Altare Barolo Arborina 2008 1.5L

2 In-Stock 1.5L
WA 95
V 95
1 Bottle Available 2005

Elio Altare Barolo Cerretta 2005 6 pack

1 Pre-Arrival 750ml
WA 93
Original packaging available upon request
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The Winery

Altare, Elio

Elio Altare is a producer of Barolo in the Piedmont region of northwest Italy. It is known for having introduced modern winemaking techniques to a traditional, old world region, and Elio Altare wines, made predominantly from the Nebbiolo grape variety, are famous for their richer style.

Elio Altare has 10 hectares (25 acres) in various vineyards around La Morra. These are mainly planted on calcareous marl soils known as Tortonian, and produce more opulent fruit than their eastern counterparts. In the cellar, the wines undergo a short fermentation in stainless steel before aging sur lie in small French oak barriques. This is quite different to the traditional aging of Barolo in large Slovenian oak casks. The resulting wines are more approachable in their youth than traditional Barolo. The winery produces a range of single-vineyard Barolos, including a Cannubi and a Brunate bottling. Elio Altare also produces a Dolcetto d'Alba and Barbera d'Alba, as well as a Langhe Rosso DOC.

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