Castello di Verduno Barbaresco Rabajá Bas is a wood-aged red wine made from the Nebbiolo variety by Castello di Verduno in the DOCG Barbaresco, in Piedmont (Italy).
An estate that the Burlotto family acquired in 1910 from the House of Savoy, Castello di Verduno has been accumulating exceptional quality terroirs for several generations. They have vineyards in the Barolo and Barbaresco areas that are now managed by Gabriella Burlotto and Franco Bianco, vineyards that allow them to produce magnificent wines with a traditional character.
Castello di Verduno Barbaresco Rabajá Bas comes from one of the most famous Barbaresco cru. The vineyards lie 300 metres above sea level and are planted on calcareous-clay soils called "Marne di Sant'Agata". The vines are cultivated using environmentally friendly agriculture and the harvest is carried out manually in small boxes.
In the winery, Castello di Verduno Barbaresco Rabajá Bas is fermented in stainless steel tanks for about 20 days with native yeasts and macerated in wooden vats for about 40 days. It is then aged for 20 months in Slovenian oak barrels and finally rests in the bottle for 18 months before being sold.
Castello di Verduno Barbaresco Rabajá Bas is a Piedmont wine from one of the best terroirs for making Barbaresco. A small cru near Rabaja that offers a powerful red with great depth and tannicity.