On the hills of Monferrato, in Piedmont, Wine estate with Winery and horseshoe-shaped manor house, currently running as B&B.
● geographic position
Surrounded by 14 hectares of land providing absolute privacy, the property is only 1,5km from the historical centre of a peaceful Piedmont village, located not far from Acqui Terme (12km) and the Ligurian coast (40km).
The nearest airports are that of Genova (52 km) and Alessandria (53km), while the International Airport of Milano Linate (140km) can be reached in one hour and a half by car.
● description of buildings
The property consists of an horseshoe-shaped manor house, currently running as B&B, an independent house, a winery and a warehouse for agricultural equipment.
Bed and Breakfast – 1053,92 sqm
Ground floor: Entrance hall, two living rooms, four bathrooms (two with changing room), laundry room and independent apartment with kitchenette. On the ground floor there is a large terrace with pergola overlooking the pool.
First floor: Kitchen, large reception room with fireplace, bathroom, five bedrooms with en suite bathroom, studio-apartment with en suite bathroom and kitchenette.
Independent house – 267,07 sqm
Lower ground floor: Two bedrooms, bathroom, laundry room.
First floor: Eat-in kitchen, dining room, lounge, studio, bedroom, bathroom.
Second floor (panoramic turret): 25-square metre terrace.
Winery – 429 sqm
Ground floor: Wine tasting room, wine-aging area, bottling area, technical room, bathroom.
First floor (goods lift equipped): Wine making area and area for the handling of the incoming grapes.
Warehouse – 448,43 sqm
Basement floor: Storage for agricultural equipment, storage rooms, changing room with toilet.
● state and finishing
The property has been recently renovated and it is currently in excellent condition.
● external areas
This u-shaped manor house is completed by a large swimming pool (7,10x16,1m) with sunbathing area. There are approximately 14 hectares of private land completing the property, of which 1,6 ha of alfalfa, 6 ha of vineyard, 1,4 ha of woodland and 5 ha of non-agricultural land.
Cultivar: Dolcetto, Barbera, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon, Merlot
Wine production: 25.000 bottles per year
Altitude: 270m a.S.L.
Vineyard age: 5 years old
Soil: Sandy/silty with presence of clay
Planting density: 5208 vines/ha
Training system: Guyot
Color: Ruby red tending towards violet
Nose: Winy typical, underbrush, spices and aromatic herbs.
Taste: Dry, fresh and slightly bitter
Pairings: Cold cuts appetizers, all main courses (particularly fresh pastas), poultry, omelets, boiled meat, cheese. A wine for every meal.
Color: Ruby red, strains of violet with age.
Nose: Winy typical, underbrush, spiced wood and aromatic herbs.
Taste: Dry and soft, lively in the final perceptions, harmonious, nicely almond-scented or slightly bitter.
Pairings: Appetizer of ground in general, main course with gravy and/or mushrooms, meat courses, roast beef, meat tartare, vegetables au gratin, cold cuts, fresh or young cheeses. A wine for every meal.
Color: Ruby red with garnet nuances
Nose: Intense with wood/ red fruits notes.
Taste: It’s a pure wine, harmonious and at length persistent.
Pairings: Mixed appetizers, main courses with elaborate gravy, grilled meat, boiled, casserole and owen cooking.
Color: Intense ruby red with shades of amaranth
Nose: Red fruits, spices and aromatic herbs, delicate and continuous.
Taste: Intense yet mellow aroma with underbrush scents, spices. Soft, warm and very elegant.
Pairings: Elaborate appetizers, cured or pickled dishes, ground main courses, slow-cooked meat courses, roasts, braised beefs, Italian fried foods, cold cuts and medium aged cheese. Perfect with game.
Color: Straw yellow
Nose: Delicate with fruity and floral.
Taste: Fresh, delicate and balanced. This wine is particularly lively due to the alcoholic strength.
Pairings: Appetizers in general, main courses with light fresh tomato-based meat or seafood sauce, fried or baked seafood, long aged or blue cheese.