Domenico Clerico, A Family Winery
Domenico Clerico is a winery around Monforte d’Alba in the Piedmont region. The winery was established in 1976 by Domenico and is still run by his family. Domenico passed away a few years ago because of brain cancer, and now his wife, Giuliana Viberti, owns the winery and is in charge of all winery operations.
The Story of the Winery’s Founder
Domenico produced grapes to sell in the local and nearby markets. He worked in a small vineyard area of five hectares. In 1976, his son joined the winery intending to work the vineyards with love and care. He has a deep connection with the region and has planted vines in new great locations. Along with a great team, he works hard to establish and enhance his father’s work and produce high-quality wines.
Domenico Clerico Winery was one of the most well-known and respected winemakers of the Barolo region.
High-Quality Winemaking at Domenico Clerico Winery
The 20-hectare vineyards are located in four significant areas: Ginestra, Pajana, Mosconi, and Bussia. The main varieties of grapes grown are Barbera, Dolcetto, and Nebbiolo that go into producing their high-quality red wines. The winery uses a combination of small oak barrels and large casks for fermentation and maturation of the wine. The winemakers want to ensure that the wines have great flavors and aromas. The winery is best known for its Nebbiolo red wines, these show the quality of hard work and express the fantastic terroir of the area.