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‘Ascheri’ is the less fashionable corner of La Morra – just a stone’s throw from the grand crus fastidiously farmed by the likes of Roberto Voerzio et al but here the hill turns away from the full-south/south east of the top sites and Nebbiolo gives way to the hazel groves. The talented, young Matteo Ellena believes in his vineyard (planted by his grandpa) and his hufely popular wines show exactly why. Matteo worked with local legend Elio Altare, from whom he picked up his easy style of clean, modern but never flashy winemaking.

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