"Garitta" from Cascina Garitina is a red wine from Monferrato, more precisely from Castel Boglione, in the province of Asti (Piedmont).
Here, the Morino family owns 26 hectares in which they only grow red grapes, with a focus on Barbera, which makes up 85% of the vineyards.
soil is mostly clay with a little sand and silt
This Barbera is produced from grapes grown in a vineyard with optimum southwest exposure located 280 metres above sea level, the low Guyot training system is used, with approximately 5,500 vines per hectare. The vineyard was planted in 1969-1980.
freshly picked cherries with herbs, tobacco, leather, very fresh with food friendly acidity,
region: Piedmont, Italy
farming/cellar: organic, manual harvest, cold pre-fermentation maceration is carried out for four days (suitable for the extraction of aromas). After this first phase, the actual fermentation begins. The wine obtained is aged for a few months in steel , before being bottled without any filtration