Francesco Rinaldi e Figli s.a.s.

Via Sacco, 4, 12051 Alba (CN)
Italy

Telephone +39 0173 440484
Fax +39 0173 449378
info@rinaldifrancesco.it

Hall map

ProWein 2017 hall map (Hall 15): stand A51

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ProWein 2017 fairground map: Hall 15

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 01  Wines (according to cultivable areas)
  • 01.01  Europe
  • 01.01.09  Italy
  • 01.01.09.13  Piemont

Our products

Product category: Piemont

BAROLO

VINEYARDS: communes of Barolo (sub-areas Sarmassa, Vignane), La Morra (sub-areas Rocche dell'Annunziata and Boiolo), Castiglione Falletto (sub-area Codana)
VARIETY: Nebbiolo Michet e Lampia
TOTAL AREA: 3.00 hectares
SOIL: sandy, more or less compact, alternating with sandstone at Barolo and Castiglione Falletto, more clayey with some limestone at La Morra.
PLANTING YEAR: from 1980 to 1990.
VINIFICATION: Is performed in thermo-controlled steel tanks or in concrete ones with automatic pumpover systems for a time of 20 - 30 days. The ageing takes place in Slavonia oak barrels of medium and large capacity (20 – 50 Hl) for at least 3 years. After bottling the wine goes on improving its elegance and harmony for several years.
CHARACTERISTICS: Its colour is ruby garnet red with slightly orange reflections after ageing. The smell is ethereal, wide and embracing with scents of rose, violet and soft balmy notes. The taste is dry, severe, savoury and harmonic. It matches very well with red and braised meat, game and cheese. The suggested serving temperature is 16° - 18°C.

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Product category: Piemont

BARBERA D'ALBA

VINEYARD: communes of Barolo, La Morra e Novello
VARIETY: Barbera
TOTAL AREA: 1,2 hectares
EXPOSURE: south, south east Mainly clay soil
PLANTING YEAR: 1986
VINIFICATION: Is performed in thermo-controlled steel tanks with the skins for about 20 - 25 days. After that come the racking and the malolactic fermentation. Then there is the laying down in medium sized Slavonia oak barrels for a year at least. After that there is the bottle ageing for some months.
CHARACTERISTICS: The colour is intense ruby red with purple reflections. The scent is winey and ethereal. The taste is dry, intense, well-bodied. It is suitable to drink at any meal. The suggested serving temperature is 16° - 18° C.

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Product category: Piemont

DOLCETTO ROUSSOT

VINEYARD: comune of Barolo
VARIETY: Dolcetto
OWNED AREA: Ha 1,00
EXPOSURE: sud-ovest
SOIL: prevalentemente argilloso
PLANTING YEAR: 1986
VINIFICATION: Is made in thermo-controlled steel tanks with the skins for about 15 days. Followed by racking and the malolactic fermentation. After few months ageing in steel, the wine is bottled to bring out its fragrance and freshness.
CHARACTERISTICS: Its colour is ruby red with violet reflections. The scent is winey with hints of flowers and fresh fruit The taste is dry with a slight almond aftertaste. It matches with cold pork cuts, hors d'oeuvres and first courses. The suggested serving temperature is 16 - 18°C.

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About us

Company details

A cellar, a hill: a great story to tell

A date, 1870, and a coat of arms engraved on a vault in the oldest part of the cellar in Barolo. An important starting point summarizing years of history, passion for the hills of Barolo, hard work and devotion to the land that has offered us so much. In the XIX century Giovanni Rinaldi intuitively understood the potential of this farmhouse on the hill planted with vineyards and decided to buy it. After him his children and grandchildren passionately guided the company handing it down generation after generation. The current owners are Paola and Piera Rinaldi, Giovanni’s great granddaughters.
In those initial decades of wine making Barolo was the protagonist in our cellar, bringing together history and tradition. These two focal points were successfully introduced all over Italy by Michele Rinaldi (one of Giovanni’s four sons) at the beginning of the XX century. His passion made the brand of our winery strong. In 1922 the brothers parted ways and the winery continued under the name of Francesco Rinaldi, after the youngest son of Giovanni. He made sure that bottles of Barolo Cannubbio and Barolo Brunate were present on the tables of those who wrote history, for example in 1949 at the celebrations in occasion of the Italian entry into the North Atlantic Treaty. A clear sign of how dedication to the Langa made its wine a protagonist.
In the sixties Luciano and Michele, sons of Francesco, continued the family activity making the company grow steadily. And that’s what has happened until today because when Paola and Piera took over command in the nineties, they decided it was time for a more modern approach and internationalized sales; the wines of Francesco Rinaldi started to conquer foreign markets of which the USA is today the most important one, followed by Northern Europe and part of the Far East. The philosophy of our company, a blend of Barolo, history and tradition is still inspired by the hill that had charmed Giovanni Rinaldi two centuries earlier.

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