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Wine Rivetto, Leon Riserva, Barolo DOCG, 2008

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Tasting Notes


Wine rich ruby ​​red color.


The taste of the wine is full, luxurious, with notes, repeating flavor with fine-grained tannins and a delicious finish.


The wine shows a complex, multifaceted flavor, which, like a symphony, interwoven notes of licorice, underbrush, dried cherries and leather.


The wine goes well with traditional and high Italian cuisine, grilled and braised meats, mature and blue cheeses.

Interesting Facts

Azienda Agricola Rivetto, Leon Riserva, Barolo DOCG - luxurious, multifaceted wine endearing its organoleptic characteristics from the first seconds. Its production uses Nebbiolo grapes picked, grown on vines in Barolo. Harvesting is carried out entirely by hand. At the winery berries are soft pressed and traditional vinification. Matured wine is 48 months in Slavonian oak casks of 300 hl. in French oak barrels of 225 liters. Before entering the market, the wine "Leon Riserva" is aged 20 months in addition to the bottles in the cellar of the winery.
Potential wine Leon Riserva, Barolo DOCG is 15-20 years.

Producer's description

Rivetto family began making wine in 1902 in Montaldo Scarampi, in a small village located in the municipality of Asti. In 1921, they moved on via Rattazzi in the old part of town of Alba, where a successful start to the wine business. Almost 40 years later, in 1939, Ercole, "patriarch" of the family, to ensure the future of the winery, bought the estate of Count Vassallo Loirano. The estate at 400 meters above sea level, covers an area of ​​37 hectares and is located at the junction of Serralunga d'Alba and the picturesque village of Sinio. This land is valued for generations. Sinio is home to the oldest wine farms producing Dolcetto d'Alba, Barbera d'Alba, Nebbiolo d'Alba, Barolo and Barbaresco.

Rivetto wines and grape cultivation techniques are the result of work of four generations of the family. Advances in technology, coupled with the unique soil of the region and deposits of minerals work in perfect harmony. In the last decade Rivetto purchased several plots in Serralunga d'Alba, and have expanded their production. They opened their own wine shop on the historical Garibaldi Square in the city of Alba. The estate has opened its doors to tourists, which allows wine lovers and nature to dive into the fascinating traditions and unique ancient traditions.


  • Color depth: saturated
  • Body/Saturation: full-bodied
  • Serving temperature: 10-12°C
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