The Montalbera farm was founded at the beginning of the twentieth century in an area between the municipalities of Grana, Castagnole Monferrato and Montemagno. In the mid-eighties, the Morando family adopted an expansion policy that was not yet completed, with the acquisition of neighboring land and the direct planting of new vineyards, mainly in Ruchè. Today the company is surrounded by its own vineyards arranged in a circular form in a single body in an entirely hilly position, with different exposures and soils ranging from clayey to limestone. One of the peculiarities that has always distinguished Montalbera in the Piedmontese landscape is that of being a reality straddling the two great wine areas of Piedmont: Monferrato and Langhe.
Falling in love with Ruchè is not difficult for its delicate color, intriguing aromas and those sensations of softness and elegance with an international taste. Enhancing these typical and unique characteristics is challenging but possible.
Color: Intense yellow with golden reflections. Bouquet: Hints of ripe banana pulp, medlar peel and acacia flowers. Taste: Round and persistent in the mouth with an alcohol content capable of highlighting a dense and white tannic texture as a corollary of a vegetable and mineral acidity.
The Ruchè di Castagnole Monferrato, a rare native of Piedmont, is produced in a small area of the Monferrato Astigiano, in just seven municipalities with Castagnole Monferrato in the center which stands out among all for its hills suited to the sun's rays. Calcareous, dry soils that make the...