VineyardCosta delle Monache

VineyardCosta delle Monache

The name ‘Costa delle Monache’ derives from the existence of a nunnery in the 1600s, now demolish, which was located at the summit of this farm together with an amphitheatre owned by the convent.

Municipality:Agliano d’Asti

Exposure:South-east

Altitude:270 m s.l.m.

Method of cultivation:Guyot, low set cordon spur

Vines per hectare:5.000

Year planted:1999

Soil:Clay and rich in microelements, particularly iron and manganese

Core Zone Unesco:The Costa delle Monache vineyard is in located within one of the 6 core zones which comprise the fiftieth UNESCO site in Italy: The Viticultural landscapes of Langhe-Roero and Monferrato, were declared World Heritage Sites in 2014.

Costa delle Monache Vineyard