Tag Archives: Bricco Boschis

Chateau Cavallotto or Castle Cavallotto?

While Bordeaux have their Chateaus, the Langhe has settled for Azienda Agricolas.  Yes, Valentino at Rocche Dei Manzoni built a castle-like winery, Fontanafredda is larger than many chateaus, and Gaja did buy the Barbaresco tower.  But leave it to Alfio, … Continue reading

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Notes from Wine Tasting Day 2 – Piemonte 2011

Weary of the fact that the Cavallotto family likes to sleep in, we arrived for our 10 am tasting.  Quiet at first, but after walking around for awhile, I think we managed to wake up parts of the family. Giuseppe … Continue reading

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Vino della settimana 2006 Barbera d’Alba Bricco Boschis (Vigna Cuculo)

The first thing you notice about the Cavallotto family is that they love the land, and everything that goes with it.  We started our visit in the vineyard, and 70 minutes later we had to urge Giuseppe, the older brother, … Continue reading

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