Trediberri: 2021 Frost Bite Disaster

De voorjaarsvorst deed jammer genoeg terug zijn werk, deze keer werden de percelen van Trediberri getroffen. Lees hier het verslag van Nicola Oberto.

"Dear Friends,

In the early morning of April 7th, at around 6 AM, an extremely cold wind and frost entered the valley of Rocche dell’Annunziata, thus causing a huge drop in temperature, down to -3° C. Unfortunately, our parcels within Rocche dell’Annunziata and Torriglione have been extremely affected and so far we can estimate a damage of 60-70% in Rocche and 85-90% in Torriglione. At least Berri hasn’t been touched at all. 

This situation will definitely cause troubles for our winery in the next future, both on business side and on our spirit. We will work for one year with the likely scenario of not producing our Barolo Rocche dell’Annunziata 2021. Everything will now depend on the rise of bunches on the second buds of our old vines of Nebbiolo. 

This is nature and this is the life of farmers, but generally to say, this has never happened to our vineyards. My deepest feelings go to those producers in the world who have constantly experienced frost in the last vintages, or those who have been affected by other devastating casualties such as fires. In Barolo, we are still very lucky as this is the very first time with such a big trouble. 

We won’t give up, and be sure we will do our best to focus on releasing the best 2018-2019-2020 nebbiolo wines we are able to. We kindly ask you to be even more forgivable if in this moment, if our shipments or replies will be more delayed than usual.  

We will update you as soon as possible the situation within the rows will be clearer in a few weeks. 

Thank you a lot for any understanding.  

Nicola & Stefania "