General Information about Montasso

General Information about Montasso

Short Description

Production Red Wine
Denomination Albugnano DOC Superiore
Region Monferrato Piedmont
Location Albugnano (Asti)
Terroir The highest hill in the Monferrato, at 560m, chalky soil, light, colour, limited rainfall, fully exposed to the south / southwest
Area 5’000 m2
Grapes Nebbiolo (100%)
Colour Ruby red, transparent, with slightly orange reflections
Fragrance Intense, with typical nuances of violets and cherries, strong, but pleasing tannins fresh for every day
Cultivation limited production: 1’600 plants per acre, traditional cultivation, hand pruned, no systemic treatment

In order to unfold the wine’s full potential we advice to let it brief opened before serving at 18-20°C.


Typical Regional Dishes

White Piedmontese Truffles

Seasonal Risottos

Agnolotti Piemontesi

Meat, especially venison as pheasant

Brasato al Nebbiolo

Local Salame

Cheese with honey, fruits, nuts

Chocolate deserts

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