Aristocratic and modern wines with strong character and aromatic qualities from Piedmont.
The Asti region has been acknowledged over the centuries as an emblem of Italian viticulture and oenology. The Castello del Poggio estate is located in this extraordinary area, once a chosen arena of action for the legendary Knights Templar.
The estate, which has noble origins, was named after the medieval fortification that once belonged to the Buneis Counts and today it represents the largest single-unit wine company in Piedmont, dedicated to the cultivation of autochthonous vines, including Barbera. which act as emissaries for Piedmont around the world.
Minimum 2 people from Monday to Saturday.
For Sunday call for availability
TASTING THE MONFERRATO WINE – 1h – € 20pp
Visit the estate walking through the panoramic vineyards to admire the amphitheatre.
Tasting of three wines: Dolcetto doc, Barbera docg, Moscato d’Asti docg in combination with typical Monferrato appetizers (cold cuts, cheeses, DOP hazelnut cake)
EXPERIENCE AT THE CASTELLO DEL POGGIO – 2h – € 25pp
Visit to the Estate with a panoramic 4WD tour through the vineyards.
Tasting of four wines :Dolcetto doc, Barbera docg, Barbera selection Masarej docg, Moscato d’Asti docg with snack monferrina composed of typical local specialties
BARBERA MASAREJ WINE MAKER EXPERIENCE – 2h 30min – € 40pp
Together with our oenologist and our agronomist, we will discover directly in the field the characteristics of the vineyard, of the cultivated Barbera grape We will explain how these characteristics can contribute to the final result.
We will take a walk in the cellar tasting directly from the tanks and barrels the wine obtained from those vineyards, when it is still in aging.
We will finish in the tasting room to taste the final result in the bottle.
The tasting also includes tasting of Dolcetto doc, Moscato d’Asti docg and Brachetto doc in combination with the snack monferrina made up of local specialties both cold and hot.
THE PIEDMONTESE AROMATIC SWEETS – 1h – € 20pp
For those with a sweet tooth, a nice tasting of Moscato d’Asti docg, Asti Spumante docg and Piemonte Brachetto doc paired with the classic Piedmontese desserts the amaretti of Mombaruzzo and the Bounet typical sweet the spoon of almonds and chocolate.
Loc. Poggio, 9 – Fraz. Portacomaro Stazione – Asti
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