Fratelli Alessandria, Langhe Favorita 2019Regular price $20.00 Save $-20.00
The Alessandria family – owner Gian Battista, his wife Flavia, brother Alessandro, and son Vittore – lovingly produce a robust range of Piedmont specialty wines from start to finish. The farmer of the group, Gian’s philosophy is “the best wine comes from a great vineyard.” Located in the town of Verduno, in the comune of Barolo, the property has operated as a winery since the early 19th century. The wines were winning prizes as early as 1843. The original Alessandria brothers (fratelli) purchased the property in 1870.
Favorita is a distinct grape variety—as it’s known in Piedmont. But scientists say it is genetically identical to Vermentino—as it’s known in Sardinia. This a wine that will deliver freshness, minerality, and a whiff of floral.