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Ca 'Viola

The winery is located in the municipality of Dogliani (province of Cuneo) in the Italian region Piedmont, It was founded in 1991 by Giuseppe "Beppe" Caviola, the first bottled wine was a Dolcetto. The vineyards cover 12 hectares of vineyards in the municipality of Montelupo Albese. They are planted with the red varieties Dolcetto, Barbera and Nebbiolo. The management is carried out according to natural, environmentally friendly criteria. The fertilization is carried out exclusively with natural substances with complete absence of chemical agents. There is one for the top wines yield reduction to a maximum of 2,500 kilograms per hectare. The red wines are sometimes very long Maceration times from 7 days for the Dolcetto up to 40 days for the Barolo at very low temperatures of 16 ° Celsius spontaneous fermented. For certain wines, according to Burgundian model, about 30% of the grapes are not pressed. The use of sulphites is restrictive. There is basically no filtration, Premium wines are the DOC wines Dolcetto d'Alba Barturot (30% whole grapes, 12 months in a large wooden barrel, 6 months in bottle) and Dolcetto d'Alba Bric du Luv (12 months in a large wooden barrel, 6 months in bottle), as well as the DOCG wine Barolo Sottocsatello di Novello (30% whole grapes, 36 and 12 months). About 55,000 bottles are produced each year, of which 50% are exported, mainly to the USA, Canada and Japan.

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