Guidobono, 'Le Coste di Monforte', Barolo, Piedmont, Italy

Italy, Piedmont, Barolo
  • Suggested Pairings
  • Beef
  • 14.50 ABV
  • Sustainable

Discover the beautifully balanced 2018 Guidobono 'Le Coste di Monforte' Barolo from Piedmont, Italy. Enjoy the flavors of red flowers, black fruits, and hints of cedar and liquorice. On the palate, enjoy a smooth, subtle experience with great flavors of plums and mellow tannins. 

Dreaming of one day being able to produce Barolo, the Faccenda family purchased this winery in 2003. The vineyards lie just outside of Monforte, the vines are 30/40 years old, the soil of limestone composition. Guidobono’s wines are textbook interpretations of the indigenous grapes of the Langhe. Fruit driven, juicy, soft and rich the two Barbera, austere yet approachable the Nebbiolo, structured and traditional the Barolo.

Harvesting Method: By hand
Soils: Clayey and calcareous
Fermentation:  Fermentation takes place in stainless steel macerators 
Maturation: After fermentation the wine is aged in oak casks for 24 months, where the malolactic process is developed, then it stays again in stainless steel casks for 12 months, after which it is bottled and kept in the wine cellar for 8 months