The Grasso family have been making wine since 1927, but have only been bottling all their production since the mid-1980s when Federico (the current proprietor) took over from his father Silvio. This is a particularly interesting estate in that they make both modern and traditional styles. The Manzoni and Luciani get the barrique treatment whilst the Turne (formerly l’Andre) has a traditional elevage.
“Federico Grasso is a small artisan grower based in La Morra. The estate’s Barolos are among my favorite wines for near-term drinking in most vintages.” Antonio Galloni
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1996 Barolo Ciabot Manzoni Grasso; Silvio Northern Italy91.0
1996 Barolo Ciabot Manzoni Northern Italy91.0
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