Az. Agr. Mauro Molino is a 12 hectare estate located in the commune of La Morra. They claim holdings in some of La Morra’s most storied vineyards: Gattera, Bricco Luciani, Conca and Gallinotto. The family has owned the farm since 1953. Mauro was the first to bottle wine in 1978 and his first Barolo was made in 1982. Now Mauro’s son, Matteo and daughter, Martina are taking on a large role in the estate. La Morra is on the soft side of Barolo, the western side, it has bluish soils of chalk and calcareous clay that are mixed with sand and are more fertile than soils on the Eastern side. The 2015 Barolo is sourced from 2.50 hectare holdings in both La Morra and Monforte commune, 18 to 50-year-old-vines. Fermented in stainless steel for 15 days on the skins, aged 24 month in botti grande.