The Gallo’s Family is dedicated to wine-growing in “Casa Malfatto” since 1900, when the founder Bartolomeo came in Montabone, leaving his birthplace, Bandita di Cassinelle, and the job of Tailor, completely devoted to growing grapes.
Now, the Company is in the hands of Carlo e Guido Gallo, young brothers that in the 2016 has picked up the baton from their father Giovanni, continuing his work with the same passion.
The family owns about 16 hectares of vineyards, all in Montabone, a small village which lies on the hills of Monferrato, in the south of the province of Asti, at the beginning of the Asti Langa, where the landscape is part of the Italian 50th site UNESCO World heritage (Paesaggi Vitivinicoli di Langhe-Roero e Monferrato). Vineyards are all implanted in circumvatingterraces and bred with Guyot system, at an altitude between 320 and 350 m above sea level, in a soil mainly composed by marl and sandstone.
There are various types of vine planted: Barbera, Dolcetto, Moscato, Brachetto, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cortese. The particular climatic conditions and the sea wind influence are ideal conditions for obtain every year quality wines, fresh, fragrant and elegant, with a big personality and a strong bond with the Terroir.
GALLO PILLS – 1h – € 10pp
Introduction to the history of the Winery and to the cultivation of the grapes in Monferrato’s area on the panoramic terrace, with a beautiful view on the vineyards.
Wine Tasting in the Historic cellar of Barbera d’asti La Fea, Dolcetto d’Asti Ciaplén and Piemonte Chardonnay Sotto La Riva followed by one wine expert of our team, that can answer to all of our question.
Small plate of Salami or Cheese served with the wine.
CABONALDO EXPERIENCE – 1h 30min – € 18pp
Guided Tour of a vineyard, production cellar and Historic Cellar.
Wine Tasting followed by one wine expert of our team, that can answer to all of our question of 4 wines at your choice among all of our production.
Plate of salami and cheese served with the wine.
MONTABONE FULL-IMMERSION – 2h – € 25pp
Guided Tour of a vineyard, panoramic point near the winery with the famous BIG BENCH, production cellar and Historic Cellar.
Wine Tasting followed by one wine expert of our team, that can answer to all of our question of 5 wines at your choice among all of our production.
Glass of Passito CUCULO or Moscato grappa at the end of the tasting.
Plate of salami and cheese served with the wine. Gadget and digital picture of your experience (forwarded by email) free for every participant.
Regione Cabonaldo, 6 – Montabone (AT)
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