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.
Altitude:270 m s.l.m.
Method of cultivation:Guyot, low set cordon spur
Vines per hectare:5.000
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.