The vines we cultivate

Different varieties according to the soil

Piedmont is synonymous of wine. Our region is made up of different areas in terms of geology and morphology. As a consequence, the vine varieties cultivated in the region are different to better express the soil caracteristics. Marl, clay, limestone, sand alternate even in small parcels. The result is clear also in the wine: the same variety can be deeply influenced by the soil and return a wine with peculiar notes.

Visiting our hills means looking for these multiple and micro differences. That's why we firmly believe that to approach the wine, you must start from its birth place: the vineyards.

Barbera

This is the most popular vine variety in Piedmont, both for surface and for soil type, famous for its strength and productivity.

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Nebbiolo

Nebbiolo is the row material for the most important wines of Piedmont and perhaps of the world: Barolo and Barbaresco.

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Dolcetto

Native vine of lower Piedmont, Dolcetto is characterized by sweet fruits, but it gives a dry wine, fresh and easydrinking.

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Nas-cëtta

Semi-aromatic variety cultivated in the past and re-discovered in the 90s by the producers from Novello.

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Arneis

This is the white variery tipical from the Roero area, with its sandy hills that rise on the left of the Tanaro river ,

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Moscato

Its white grape is considered aromatic and is therefore used for the production of sweet wines, thanks to the sweetness developed during the ripening of the grapes.
It is also very suitable for passito and sparkling wine, as well as a base to fortified wines.

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Favorita

This vine has probably Ligurian origins, but it soon became the "favored grapes" of winemakers in Piedmont.

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Cortese

The Cortese is a white grape variety typical in the Alessandria area. The most famous wine produced with this grape is Gavi D.O.C.G.

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Grignolino

The Grignolino variety is part of the ancient Piedmontese grape varieties, and is mostly cultivated on the hills between Asti and Casale Monferrato.

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Bonarda

The grapes from the hills of Monferrato around Alessandria arrive at San Silvestro and are used for the production of a slightly sparkling Bonarda wine.

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Brachetto

Brachetto is an indigenous aromatic variety of Piedmont typical in Acqui Terme and used to produce a sweet red wine.

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Chardonnay

International white variety, it can adapt to different soils and climate and always give great results.

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Pinot Noir

This international red grape is vinified both red and white and it is also used as a base for sparkling wines.

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