One of the several Falletti family branches, proprietors of Monfalletto Estate and the most noteworthy noble family of the Alba area, intertwines with the Cordero di Montezemolo family when Maria Lydia, daughter of the Marchese Luigia Falletti marries Paolo Cordero di Montezemolo in 1918. The couple unfortunately dies prematurely but not before their only son, Paolo is born.
Historical texts testify to the florid and important agricultural activity of the farm set on a unique and fortunate hill. The wine production on this hill is documented from over 200 years ago.
The great wine, which many call a “work of art” is the work of nature, the work of the sun, the climate, the soil composition and so on; to use a cavalier and paradoxical term, it is an agrarian opera.
Food pairing: Classic pairing with Piedmont mixed boiled meats, cooked salami with lentils, vegetable flan and the traditional “bagna coada” (warm dip or fondue).