The cellar space at Canonica is behind the house. There are several ways to describe the space in Italian. "Small" might be one translation. "Tiny" might be another. I'm sorry that my comprehension of the language isn't better that I might know which particular phrase to use.
Fiberglass fermenting tanks. Most of them that are there are in this picture.
That's 2,500 liters in the tank.
The labelling station. The bottle sits on the board, the person sits on the stool, and the labels are applied by hand.
Paiagallo is the vineyard site.
We go for a visit.
The vineyard slope overlooks the town of Barolo.
Giovanni stands next to one of his vines. I believe this is a Dolcetto vine, with grapes destined for condimenti.
Pie Franco Nebbiolo vine. There are several here.
In general many of the vines, layered or not, have significant age.
The signature tint of a Nebbiolo leaf.
Giovanni has tied this piece of vine to the trellising, where it hangs as a marker in the vineyard.
I found my own marker in this wine, which is a new benchmark for Barolo in my mind.