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Giuseppe Mascarello Barolo Monprivato 2019


The Mascarello family have earned a reputation as one of the top producers in Piedmont with an especially bright past few decades. They’re a historic producer of Barolo – but what has really launched them into the elite stratosphere is their Monprivato, one of Barolo’s most prized crus.

Today, Mauro Mascarello represents the last of the old guard. The long time winemaker and cellar man who has spent his life at his family’s estate is known as one of the great ‘traditional’ producers who helped pave the way for the young hot-shots today.

The famous six hectare Monprivato vineyard is beautifully situated facing southwest, in the town of Castiglione Falletto. The Mascarellos now own nearly all of Monprivato (having purchased small plots from a couple of neighbors in the period between 1985 and 1990), apart from a small parcel on the lower part fo the hill owned by Giovanni Sordo.

The soils of Monprivato, coupled with the haunting refinement found in Nebbiolo Michét, produce one of the most compellingly complex and elegant interpretations of Barolo to be found. With bottle age Monprivato produces a beautiful, red fruity, truffley and soil-driven Barolo, redolent also of autumnal notes and roses. For four generations the winemaking style of the Mascarellos has followed a traditional approach that allows for the brilliant underlying terroir of all of their wines, and Monprivato in particular, to take center stage.

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100 Points, Kerin O’Keefe (Wine Enthusiast Former Editor-in-Chief)
“Tasting Giuseppe Mascarello’s magnificent 2019 Monprivato stopped me in my tracks with its impeccable class, seemingly infinite energy and great balance between fruit, depth and finesse. Both fragrant and utterly delicious, it captivates with mesmerizing aromas of new leather, iris, spice and citrus while the full-bodied, racy palate boasts crunchy red cherry, juicy strawberry, black tea, and white pepper before closing on notes of star anise and salty mineral. An absolute stunner, this has it all. Drink 2031–2049.”

97 Points, Wine Spectator
Pure and stylish, this Barolo features rose, strawberry, cherry, mineral and underbrush aromas and flavors. Though silky in texture, this is well-structured, with integrated tannins and harmony. This is all about finesse and texture, with excellent length and a mineral aftertaste. Best from 2026 through 2045.