“God forgive me – Don Giacomo Cauda used to say in his last years of life – for having sometimes neglected my ministry to devote my energies to the vineyard. After celebrating the Mass, I used to change my clothes quickly, and climb on the tractor. But I know that God has forgiven me, because with the money earned from the wine I created the oratory and renovated the rectory. “
In ancient times in Monferrato the vineyards were rich in biodiversity, and the wines were the result of the blending of many grapes, other than the prevailing Barbera.
Ruchè of Castagnole Monferrato is now a successful wine, protected by the DOCG, but unlike other Piedmontese wines its history is fairly recent.
These grapes were consumed as table grapes or used in blending, to grace the wines thanks to their delicate and fragrant aroma, or even to produce a sweet wine for family consumption only.
In the glass it takes attention to its color, ruby red with light violet reflexes that turn, with aging, in orange juices alive. The bouquet, fine and persistent, is characterized by a remarkable aromatic perception, fusion of the purple and pink canine perfume …