d’Asti Superiore Nizza Piano Alto
Denominazione di origine controllata superiore
The Cascina PianoAlto property surrounds
a farmhouse on the Crena ridge, and enjoys splendid views
overlooking the countryside around the town of Agliano and
its thermal baths down in the valley.
The property was acquired in 1994 by the Vigneti Bava, an
agricultural land holdings company formed specifically to
manage the family's own vineyards.
Cascina PianoAlto has superbly sited vineyards,
an excellent microclimate and ideal soil composition (Lucagnano
sands) - an envious starting point for a wine that concentrates
on the concept of terroir.
At present we face a market full of high quality but non-descript
Barberas that have too many similarities due to the frequent
process of using barrique aging. Taking that into consideration
Cascina PianoAlto decided to a adopt a new approach to making