Boasting more than a century of history, the coat of arms is enriched by the numerous medals won at world exhibitions from the end of the 1800’s. The historic brand seals the continuity with tradition expressed most of all in the classic wines of the company.
Barolo and Barbaresco come from the areas with the best exposure and most of the vines are on average thirty years old. In the historic Castellero vineyard there are original clones of Nebbiolo, such as Michet and Rosé, saved from extinction by mass selection.
In the historic underground cellars, a delicate hand and time are the essential tools to maintain the quality of these wines.
A deep connection to the Langhe and knowledge of the hills’ memory have always guided Sergio to respect the region and its vines. Sergio Barale’s Selection is evidence of this, fruit of his long research into the company’s best vineyards.
The renowned Bussia zone was chosen for experimental planting of Nebbiolo CN142, with the ambition to produce a Barolo bringing together ottimal soil quality whit the best production characteristics of modern clones.
The Castellero ridge was chosen for the late harvest for which Barbera d’Alba La Preda is now renowned. Ideal soil and climate conditions and very limited production characterize these wines, Sergio’s homage to the land. Unique inspiration yielded the Metodo Classico Sullelanghe.
From an old Pinot Noir vineyard in near-abandon the idea of creating a sparkling wine from this land, which speaks volumes about its multifaceted personality.
The warm hues of autumn in Langa represent the variety of colors, scents and flavors that characterize the wines of this selection. In the cellar, these different characteristics are highlighted by learning the art of making wine while respecting the characteristics of each specific grape variety.
Nebbiolo, Barbera, Dolcetto, Arneis, Chardonnay and Moscato are above all fruits that must be tasted in order to understand the uniqueness of the wines produced and the best way to enhance it.