Luca Faccenda grew up in the hills of Roero where his family has been making wines in Valfaccenda, a small valley between Canale and Cisterna in Piedmont, for many years.
Proud of the area and knowing each kink and dip by name, together with Carolina he has no desire to emulate the wines of his more famous neighbours in the nearby Langhe.
The steep, sandy slopes here have little in common with the rolling, gentle landscape found south of the Tanaro river. The hills they call home produce wines of a different kind, perfumed and pretty and often charming in their youth.
Luca and Carolina make wines that reflect these hills, solo Roero, nothing else. They work in the same way both in the cellar and in the vineyard: the wines are the result of a vinification that does not take away or add anything to the natural transformation of the grapes.