Giovanni Almondo

Giovanni Almondo

Six hundred years in the Roero. The Almondos have always lived in the locality of Vittori di Montà, the heart of the Arneis vineyards and the epicenter of rural life. Alongside the cultivation of asparagus, strawberries and peaches, the Arneis white grape vine from Montà excels in its fragrance and flavor.

The first period of studies with a degree in Agricultural Sciences in 1980 was concluded, Domenico Almondo from the impulse to the family farm towards quality viticulture. Create from Arneis del Roero a contemporary elegant white wine with personality,

Family-run artisan company in all operations in the vineyard and in the cellar. The great effort and experience ensure the winery's grapes of superior quality. The modern technologies, namely temperature control, use of inert gas and skilful management of the fine lees, outlining the Almondo style, made of great aromas, fragrance and minerality, come together with the aesthetics and architecture.

The world of Almondo wine is always enriched by collaborations. Research and studies are still in progress with the Institute of Vitivinicultura - CNR of Turin; a clonal selection of Arneis, new plants suitable for the specific territory, capable of maintaining adequate clonal variability in the Roero vineyards.

In fact, the winery covers 18 hectares of vineyards of Arneis and Nebbiolo, located at the northern end of the Roero in the agricultural areas of Montà. The highest territory with the Arneis vineyards are between 45 and 60 years old, the soil is rich in skeleton (sand - pebbles) and high acidity, Nebbiolo is found more calcareous in the south, with plants from the early 1990s

This dual nature of the geology of Montà is unique and creates unique wines, as are the labels of Domenico Almondo among the whites of Arneis Bricco delle Ciliegie Roero DOCG, Le Rive del Bricco RoeroDOCG, Vigne Sparse Roero DOCG, Sassi and Sabbia Langhe Riesling DOC : and the classic Piedmontese reds of Roero: Giovanni Almondo Roero DOCG Reserve, Bric Valdiana Roero DOCG, Langhe Freisa DOC, Langhe Nebbiolo DOC Roero DOCG, Valbianchèra Barbera d'Alba DOC, Fosso della Rosa Brachetto. Wines that reflect a style, a unique style in the world

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