Castello del Poggio
Contemporary and aristocratic wines with assertive varietal character,
from the largest single-estate vineyard in Piedmont
Property158 hectares (390 acres).
ClimateMild Continental climate.
TemperatureWinter -10°< 4°-5°C (39°-41°F) - summer ~ 35°C (86°F).
Altitude200 meters above sea level.
Soil typeVeined clay and alluvial gravel, with good natural drainage.
Density4,500 plants per hectare.
VarietalsBarbera, 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