Cantina il Poggio


Our Cru, obtained from the most important red grapes variety

In a bottle of “Poggio”, the typical and indigenous Barbera meets the most important red grapes in the world, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot,
that our hill makes grow in an exciting way.

With this triple blend we “rebuild”, letting the whole berries of our dried Bonarda macerate in the wine thus obtained,
loaded like no other grape with overripe fruit aromas.
One year of aging in wood of different sizes and roasting increases the complexity, before the further rest of at least one year in the bottle.

Thus the smoky scents of Barbera, the power of Cabernet and Merlot, and the refined and intriguing delicacy of Bonarda are enhanced.

The “Poggio” is an irreverent, strong and at the same time fine wine, incredibly round and unsettling: it is born free from ties with history,
but it has its roots in the maceration in the vat after pressing with the feet done by the children.

WINE PRODUCTION AREA: Hills of Salsomaggiore (Pr) Italy

DENOMINATION: EMILIA IGT Typical Geographic Indication – RED WINE

SOIL: chalky and clay
ALTITUDE: 380 meters

GRAPE VARIETY: Cabernet Sauvignon 70%, Merlot 20%, Barbera 9%, sunny dried Bonarda 1%.


THINNING: best grapes selection.

HARVEST: manual harvest with particular selection of the grapes.

WINE MAKING AND SHARPENING: Stainless steel fermentation with grape-skins, sunny dried bonarda is added after the first part of the fermentation. It ripens in oak barrels for 12 months and then it sharpens in bottles for at least 12 months.
This is a long-lived wine, suitable for lengthy aging.

ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS: wine with great structure and elegance. Intense red wine, distinctive fragrance with red fruits scent and spicy notes.
Delicate and balanced taste, warm, full-bodied and smooth tannins.Very long finish.

COMBINATIONS: this great wine finds a perfect harmony with meats, roasted beef, grilled meat, wild and selected cheese. Poured in decanter before consumption exalts its characteristics and qualities.


Also available in Magnum (150 cl) version

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Sunny drying of grapes



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