CASCINA GIOVINALE puts its roots in Nice Monferrato in the 80’s. Here the wine company selects the grapes in an accurate and meticulous way, giving life to refined and pleasing labels.
From the great love for their own territory, Anna and Bruno Ciocca, give birth to the project aimed at obtaining high quality wines, which are truly excellence. Here the choice of grapes takes place scrupulously. Knowing that the cellar follows a modern setting, so the vinification is minimally invasive and the woods used during the aging are small and characterized by never exasperated toasting. In Nizza Monferrato at the Cascina Giovinale wine-growing company, we meet the best producers of Barbera d’Asti.
Cascina Giovinale is a farm with 7 hectares of vineyard and cellar in Nizza Monferrato. The vineyards are located on the hill of San Nicolao. Here wines are produced exclusively with grapes of their vineyards, exalting their characteristics and identity. These are refined and pleasing, captivating but complex wines. They have the scent and character of the Barbere made with care and passion, in a territory of excellence. These hills in 2014 have been recognized Unesco Heritage.
BARBERA D'ASTI SUPERIORE DOCG
Color: ruby red with light grenade reflections. Perfume: notes of red fruits, spices and wet ground on a mineral background with light goudron. Taste: fruity, full-bodied, dynamic, with a long final character
BARBERA D'ASTI SUPERIORE "NIZZA" DOCG
Color: intense ruby red with dark grenade reflections. Perfume: intense with blackberry and berries. Taste: smell of blackberry and berries with china and cocoa aromas; it is harmonious, full-bodied and with good tannins.
The wines of Cascina Giovinale have for years been the finals of Rome of the prestigious Guide “Gambero Rosso”
Barbera vine is the most widespread in Piedmont. This diffusion sees in the Monferrato Astigiano the most visited territory as they prove historical testimonies dating back to the Middle Ages. In the area of the largest DOC Barbera d’Asti has been recognized as an area of excellence, which is called Nizza. It is restricted to a limited number of Municipalities.
Also Barbera of this territory was recognized as the new name Nizza DOCG, since it is identified not with the vine but with the territory. To know that Nice’s disciplines have very strict cultural and oenological constraints, since they want to maintain high quality standards. These peculiarities place the Nizza at the level of the great Piedmontese red wines and make it all the Barbera Cru.