Decanter Awards: Moscato d’Asti 2016 scored 91 points

Our new Moscato d’Asti 2016 scored 91 points at the Decanter World Wine Award , major prize given by the tasting panel judges of the English magazine. The score is worth a Silver Medal. Another award that matches the 90 points already assigned in April to Barbera d’Asti Vespa 2015. Our Moscato d’Asti is a wine that brings joy, just like the label: a glass filled with golden wine and a butterfly drawn by a child. The grapes come from hilly vineyards with a good exposure and a planting density of 5.000 vines per hectare. The varietal is Moscato Bianco, the most widespread in the Asti hills, where it best expresses sweetness and aromatic quality. We harvest it

Uvalino will be starring in a tasting dedicated to rare wines at vinitaly 2017

Uvalino, an almost disappeared Piedmontese grape variety, will be starring in a tasting of rare wines at Vinitaly 2017 , on Sunday 9th April at 3.00 pm, in front of an audience of buyers, journalists, masters of wine and master sommeliers from all over the world. It is an initiative of the National Association Le Donne del Vino, that entrusted one of the world’s foremost experts of Italian native grapes, the journalist Ian D’Agata, with the task of communicating the importance of women winemakers in preserving ancient varieties that would otherwise be lost. Many other grapes share the same history as Uvalino, an extremely rare variety from Piedmont once very widespread in the Asti area vineyards. It has been rediscovered

Vinitaly 2017: 40 years of Passum and a tasting starring the rare Uvalino

A limited edition to celebrate 40 years of Passum with the issue of vintage 2015, and Uvalino Uceline starring in a tasting of rare wines: Cascina Castlèt from Costigliole d’Asti is getting ready for Vinitaly 2017, the wine fair that will take place in Verona from Sun. 9 th to Wed. 12 th April. Cascina Castlèt will be in Hall 10 (Piemonte), Stand L3. 40 YEARS OF PASSUM . The winemaker Mariuccia Borio wanted to celebrate in an original and elegant way the first 40 years of her Passum, the Barbera d’Asti that is produced with an accurate selection of the grapes and the withering technique. On this occasion they made a special box with six bottles each of which

Cascina Castlèt at Prowein Düsseldorf 2017 from March 19th to 21th

Cascina Castlèt will be at Prowein in Düsseldorf , the biggest German wine fair, from Sunday the 19 th until Tuesday the 21 st of March. This is going to be our first fair with the new vintages on release: Litina Barbera d’Asti 2015, Moscato d’Asti 2016, Ataj Chardonnay 2016 and Uceline Uvalino 2011. The other wines presented for tasting will be Barbera d’Asti Vespa 2015, Policalpo Monferrato rosso 2012, Avié Moscato Passito 2009 and Passum Barbera d’Asti 2012. You’ll find us with Piemonte Land of Perfection in Hall 15 (stand B41, desk 58). Over 155 thousand visitors from 123 countries visit this three-day fair in Düsseldorf. Opening hours: every day from 9 a.m. until 6.00 p.m. Location: Düsseldorf, exhibition