Bricco delle Viole is the highest and most western among the historical vineyards of Barolo. It ranges from 400 to 480 meters asl, with vines dating back to 1949 and a majority of michet and rosé biotypes. The oldest parcels of Bricco delle Viole MGA in Comune di Barolo. Bricco delle Viole is one of the last vineyards to be picked, usually around mid of October. Vinification is made in custom-designed vertical tini, with gentle punch down and rinsing of the cap. In 2015, harvest started on October 11th and maceration lasted 55 days, including an extended period of submerged cap (cappello sommerso). Malolactic in stainless steel, the following spring 2015 Bricco delle Viole was bottled on August 1st 2018, after 31 months of aging in large Slavonian oak casks of 25 and 50 hectoliters. It then spent another 9 months in bottle prior to release. 2015 Bricco delle Viole is one of the most intellectual wines we have released lately. Floral perfumes and minerality come out vividly, where red berries and sour cherry dominate the nose together with gentle scents of violet petal, rose bud and a hint of pine. Palate is succulent and full of energy, with very refined tannins and outstanding purity.