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Barolo and Barbaresco Wine Tour

Private Barolo and Barbaresco Wine Tasting Tour
Duration
Duration 7 hours
Type
Food and Wine Tours
Calendar
Daily

Private Piedmont wine tour in a dreaming landscape of rolling hills and vineyards to discover the Langhe area and appreciate its best wines with your private wine expert guide and your private driver.

Experience the extraordinary Barolo and Barbaresco wines and visit of the medieval town of Alba famous for its white truffle and for the annual White Truffle Fairs.

Explore the village of Barolo where the first Barolo wine was produced in the XIX century. In the center of Barolo village, the imposing Falletti di Barolo castle erected in the X century as a bastion against invasions, and later home the French Marquise Juliette Colbert, the lady who created Barolo wine.
Here there is the possibility to visit the brand-new Wi.Mu. (wine museum) inside the Falletti castle which also hosts the Regional Enoteca of Barolo.
Around the village of Barolo you will visit a winery producing Barolo wines were tasting their excellent wines.

Visit of the town of Alba once called the “One Hundred Towers Town”, famous for the International White Truffle Fair which occurs each year in October. Stroll through the historic center and free time for some shopping and for having lunch (at leisure) in one of the several cafés or trattorias of the town.

Your tour includes a Barbaresco wine tasting in a winery located in one of the villages of Barbaresco area (Barbaresco, Neive, Tresio) as these are the only areas where the production of Barbaresco wines is authorized.
Particularly in the village of Barbaresco it is also possible a stop for a visit of the Regional Enoteca of Barbaresco situated inside the deconsecrated church of San Donato




HIGHLIGHTS:
- Private local expert wine guide
- Private driver
- Visit of the medieval town of Alba famous for its White Truffle
- Visit of the Barolo and Barbaresco area
- Visit of a Barolo and a Barbaresco winery with tasting

 

DETAILS

 

Duration:
7 hours


Departure Time:
Morning


Departure Point:
At the lobby of your hotel in Langhe area

Inclusion:
- Private expert wine guide 
- Private driver
- Visit of 2 wineries including wine-tasting fees in each winery;


Exclusions:
Gratuities (optional),
Entrance tickets to Castles and museums.
Lunch and beverages.
Extra wine-tastings (e.g. at the Regional Enotecas)



F.A.Q.


  • What makes Barolo wine so special?


Barolo wine is highly esteemed for several reasons, including its unique characteristics, terroir-driven flavors, aging potential, and historical significance. Here are some factors that contribute to what makes Barolo wine so special:

1. Nebbiolo Grape: Barolo wine is made exclusively from the Nebbiolo grape variety, which is indigenous to the Piedmont region of Italy. Nebbiolo is known for its high acidity, firm tannins, and complex flavors, which contribute to the distinctive character of Barolo wine.

2. Terroir: Barolo is produced in the Langhe region of Piedmont, particularly in the municipalities of Barolo, La Morra, Castiglione Falletto, and Serralunga d'Alba. The region's unique combination of soil types, microclimates, and altitudes creates diverse growing conditions that influence the flavor profile of Barolo wines. Each vineyard, or "cru," imparts its own unique characteristics to the wine, resulting in a wide range of styles and expressions.

3. Aging Potential: Barolo is renowned for its longevity and ability to improve with age. The wine is typically aged for a minimum of three years, with at least two years in oak barrels, followed by additional aging in the bottle before release. As Barolo wines mature, they develop greater complexity, depth, and nuance, with flavors evolving from youthful fruitiness to more nuanced notes of dried fruit, earth, leather, and spice.

4. Complexity and Structure: Barolo wines are known for their complexity, with layers of flavors and aromas that evolve over time. They often exhibit notes of dark cherry, plum, licorice, tar, rose petal, and truffle, along with hints of herbs and spices. Barolo wines also have a firm tannic structure and high acidity, which contribute to their ageability and ability to pair well with a wide range of foods.

5. Cultural Heritage: Barolo has a rich cultural heritage and is considered one of Italy's greatest wines. It has been produced in the Piedmont region for centuries and has played a significant role in the region's history, culture, and economy. Barolo is often referred to as the "king of wines" and the "wine of kings" due to its noble reputation and association with royalty and aristocracy.

Overall, the combination of Nebbiolo grape, terroir-driven flavors, aging potential, complexity, and cultural significance makes Barolo wine highly esteemed and sought after by wine enthusiasts around the world.


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