Luigi Einaudi Barolo Piedmont 2013
The founder of the vineyard, Luigi Einaudi, became Italy's first president in 1948, but already at the age of 23 he bought in 1897 a 16-hectare property in Piedmont. The winery is famous for its top Dolcetto, Langhe Nebbiolo and not least Barolo. Today, the winery has been completely renovated and is managed by Matteo Sardegna. Einaudi has 104 hectares, of which 52 are planted with 11 small vineyards spread over Dogliani, La Morra and Barolo and although the largest production is Dolcetto, Einaudi has become famous for its Barolos, not least the single vineyard Barolos Costa Grimaldi and Cannubi. Cannubi Barolo's best vineyard Cannubi is for many Barolo experts the very best Barolo vineyard, located in the heart of the municipality of Barolo itself. Luigi Einaudi tried to buy part of this field in the 50’s, but when the seller heard that it was the Italian president who was the buyer, the price increased, so it was not until 1997 that he managed to get the coveted field. Several other famous producers own part of this field, i.a. Sandrone. Einaudi's part of the field is 2.25 hectares. right in the heart of Cannubi with an old vineyard at the top of the field.
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