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Cantine Sant'Agata

Cantine Sant’Agata is located in the province of Asti in the heart of Piedmont.  The Cavallero family founded the winery in the early 1990’s, focusing on the main grape varieties that make the Piedmont area such a big part of Italian wine making.

This rare grape, thought ot have come from  Burgundy in the 18th Century, was forgotten, but has been brought back into cultivation in a very small part of Piedmont.

Tasting Notes:  Medium bodied, ruby red, it suggests roses and dark berry fruit.  Soft and spicy notes on the finish.
Region: Piedmont
Classification: Ruche Di Castagnole Mnferrato, DOCG
Area of Production:  Monferrato Hills
Grape Variety: 100% Ruche
Soil: Clayey, Calcareous
Average Age of Vines: 14 years
Trellising System: Guyot
Production per Acre: 1.34 tons
Vinification: Stainless Steel
Maturation: Stainless 
Total Acidity
: 5.04g/l

Residual Sugar: 1.0 g/l
PH: 3.43
Alcohol: 14.5%
Total Cases Produced: 280