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Comm. G.B. BURLOTTO

The history of our company is intertwined closely with the figure of its founder, Giovan Battista Burlotto, thanks to the way it operates enterprising and somewhat visionary has emerged as one of the personalities of reference not only the area of ??Verduno but of the whole panorama of the Barolo production, imposing, in the history of this noble wine of Alba, as one of the true protagonists and founding fathers. Giovan Battista Burlotto, the Commendatore, gave birth to this farm, housed in her beautiful home with an attached private chapel, (where now we like to welcome guests and set the most important tastings), even at a young age in the second half of ' nineteenth century, drawing grapes from vineyards located in the most suitable positions, (the Monvigliero Verduno, Cannubi in Barolo), who gradually convinced that it could be done only by providing quality wine grapes of primary value, had been purchased. The Commander, at a time when you were still in Langa to market wines in demijohns or even drums, introduced innovative practices to bring the wine in the bottle (with label on the French model which included the Ch√Ęteau diction), facilitating and encouraging the circulation, including through participation in international competitions and exhibitions, where he promptly conquered gold medals and certificates of merit, the achievement of an image and status as a producer of excellence. Are 32 medals, which still appear on the nineteenth-century facade of the house that still hosts the company, captured from Turin to Milan to Paris, to establish a prize in respect of all be justly proud. Awards, such as the status of "Suppliers to the Royal Family" and "Unique Superintendents of the Duke of Abruzzi's expedition to the North Pole" of 1899-1900, which confirm the centrality of the Cantina scene in the production of Barolo in the second half of ' nineteenth and early twentieth century. Giovan Battista Burlotto, which was joined in the management of his son Francis, the direct successor after the death of Commander in 1927, he was instrumental in pioneering and also for the assertion of Pelaverga, grape and wine of which he was convinced appraiser and that thanks to his support, he could find in the Verduno their ideal habitat and can become the center, undisputed, production. Francis, of his six children, he remained close, sharing the fate of business, only Ignatius, who became the heir of the history of the winery and the name GBBurlotto Comm.

Region: Piedmont

Website: http://www.burlotto.com/it/

Wines:
Comm. G.B. Burlotto Dolcetto d'Alba doc Rosso 2018
Comm. G.B. Burlotto Langhe Nebbiolo doc Rosso 2018
Comm. G.B. Burlotto Barolo "VIGNETO MONVIGLIERO" docg Rosso 2015
Comm. G.B. Burlotto Barolo docg Rosso 2015
Comm. G.B. Burlotto Barolo "VIGNETO CANNUBI" docg Rosso 2015
Comm. G.B. Burlotto Langhe "VIRIDIS" doc Bianco 2015
Comm. G.B. Burlotto Barolo "ACCLIVI" docg rosso 2015
Comm. G.B. Burlotto Barbera d'Alba 2018
Comm. G.B. Burlotto, Barbera d'Alba "AVES" doc Rosso 17/18
Comm. G.B. Burlotto "DIVES" Langhe Sauvignon doc Blanco 17/18