Castello del Poggio

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Contemporary and aristocratic wines with assertive varietal character,
from the largest single-estate vineyard in Piedmont

Profile

Property

158 hectares (390 acres).

Climate

Mild Continental climate.

Temperature

Winter -10°< 4°-5°C (39°-41°F) - summer ~ 35°C (86°F).

Altitude

200 meters above sea level.

Soil type

Veined clay and alluvial gravel, with good natural drainage.

Training method

Guyot.

Density

4,500 plants per hectare.

Varietals

Barbera, Dolcetto, Grignolino, Merlot, Moscato, Brachetto.

Location and history

Castello del Poggio estate was named after the 12th century fort owned by the noble ruling family, the Bunéis.

The fort overlooks the extraordinary valley, Val del Tempo, a natural amphitheatre whose historical significance can be traced back to the Knights of the Templar. Today, this breathtaking and world renowned wine region is predominately dedicated to the wine production.

Castello del Poggio is in the heart of the Astigiano area, revered for its famous wines, like Grignolino and Moscato and it is also linked with the rebirth of the Barbera varietal. The Astigiano area is ideal for the production of red wines capable of seductive

The Winemaker

Corrado Surano

Corrado Surano

“We have worked with maximum care and commitment in the vineyards to maintain and hand down the tradition and uniqueness of Piedmonts’ wines, compensating this splendid land rich in history, tradition and values”.