The Parafada vineyard is located in Serralunga d’Alba at an altitude of 330m asl. Its southern exposure and natural protection from the wind produces an elegant, charming wine unique to Nebbiolo, with a robust, rich yet austere character.
This Barolo is deep garnet red in colour with bright hues. The bouquet is intense and complex, with red fruit aromas and floral and spicy notes. This wine shows the elegance and charm that only Nebbiolo grapes can offer with flavours that are robust, rich and still elegant.
This 23 hectare estate has been in the Massolino family since 1896. Since 1994 the style of the wines has undergone a subtle transformation. Winemaker Franco Massolino has done a wonderful job of marrying change with a respect for tradition, something that sets him apart from most of the younger producers in Barolo today. This is in part dictated by the nature of the vineyards that the Massolino family owns in the commune of Serralunga d'Alba - the source of some of the greatest, most structured, robust and long-lived Barolo wines.