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Vietti – Reclassifying Nebbiolo
4 Sep 2013 by Walter Speller
Everything the Currado family do is exactly the reverse of what is considered the norm. They are the proprietors of the Vietti estate in Castiglione Falletto in the heart of the Barolo region and this was already true at the beginning of the 20th century when Mario Vietti decided to sell his wines under the Vietti name, whereas at that time all other producers used to sell their grapes or wines to merchant bottlers. A man of great foresight, Mario Vietti also started buying up as many of the best Nebbiolo vineyards within the Barolo region as he could afford, and that at a time when Barbera and Dolcetto fetched much higher...

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