Roero

Fabrizio Battaglino

Winegrower in Vezza d'Alba

Fabrizio’s company is small, but great for goals and ambitions.

The vineyard area has 5 hectares of vineyards, which allow family management and, above all, attention to the smallest details of the entire production cycle.

In the vineyard nature grows lively and luxuriant: Fabrizio does not use herbicides and undertakes to keep chemical treatments to a minimum.

Always with a view to respecting the environment, the winery is powered by green and clean energy, thanks to solar panels that eliminate the need to use gas.

Every year about 25,000 bottles are produced, all vinified with healthy grapes and with great care, from fermentation to bottling.

Events at Fabrizio Battaglino

A story that
begins in 1960

in Vezza d'Alba

Fabrizio continues the family's wine vocation.

The company was founded in the early 1960s with Riccardo Battaglino, Fabrizio's grandfather, one of the first small-scale winemakers in the area to produce bottled and one of the first to make Roero Arneis.

Barbera and Nebbiolo were already very popular at the time and were immediately accepted in the "Catalogo Bolaffi dei vini del mondo" by Luigi Veronelli (1973).

The family tradition then continued with Mario Battaglino, before moving on to his son Fabrizio.

The Wines

The production is personally supervised by Fabrizio, from grapes to bottle.

In the labels produced you can find the aromas and flavors of the territory.

To age his wines, Fabrizio uses only barriques.

The choice falls on needs dictated by the small size of his cellar, but this does not exclude a long period of experimentation and experience that convinced him to continue on this path.

The wines aged in barriques are balanced, elegant and tell the story of the grapes with which they are produced without focusing on the barrel roasting.

To test the result, during the tasting it will be possible to examine Nebbiolo d’Alba DOC Colla and Roero DOCG Sergentin.

Both vinified with Nebbiolo grapes, grown in soils with different exposures, they follow the same steps in barriques, for the same period and in barrels of the same age. The result, however, is extremely different.

Alongside these bottles, Fabrizio also produces Barbera, Roero Arneis, passito and a Metodo Classico of Arneis grapes.

Produced Wines

Roero DOCG, Roero Arneis DOCG, Barbera d'Alba DOC, Nebbiolo d'Alba DOC, Vino Bianco Passito

Vineyards Extension

5 Ha

N° of Bottles

25.000

Vineyards Location

Vezza d'Alba

Agricultural Method

Integrated pest management

Visits & Tastings

There is only one way to find out if the choice of the barrique is right: taste the wines with Fabrizio.

The visit begins with a walk in the Colla and Sergentin vineyards. Here the view is stunning and sweeps over narrow gorges and steep slopes typical of the Roero, up to the Abbey of Superga, in Turin.

You’ll then continue in the cellar, in the fermentation and aging rooms, to learn about the production process and aging.

At the end of the visit, you’ll move on to the guided tasting, during which Fabrizio tells the story of each label.

The wine tasting is accompanied by small snacks of local products such as cheeses, cold cuts and homemade focaccia cooked in a wood oven.

Groups

max 25 people

Visit Duration

1h 30m

Booking

Preferred

Tasting Price

Starting at 10€

Prices & Services

Information regarding the visit

Price

€ 10.00 per person

More information

  • At the end of the tour it is possible to buy wines at favorable prices
  • Purchased bottles can be sent directly to the home
  • Your pet friends are welcome
  • The parking is large and can accommodate cars and buses

Services

Pets Allowed Direct Sales WiFi Parking Lot

Accepted Payments

Visa / Cartasi Mastercard American Express Diners

Fabrizio Battaglino

Via Montaldo Roero, 44, 12040 Vezza d'Alba, Vezza D'alba CN, Italia
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