Azienda Agricola Cascina Garitina- Winery Located in Piemonte, Italy and producing only One Type of Wine
Azienda Agricola Cascina Garitina winery is located in Piemonte, Italy and produces only one type of wine – the Nizza DOCG red wine using the Barbera grape varietal. The vineyard and estate was founded in 1900 and is a family run farm, which is now in its fourth generation. The current owner is Gianluca Morina and he is supported in his efforts by his family members Pasquale, Alessandra, Gaia and Veronica.
Focus of the Winery
The name of the company comes from their great grandmother Margheritha who had the nickname Garitina. It was Garitina who started the business in 1900 and then handed it over to her grandfather Giovannni and her parents Pasquale and Assunta. The main focus of the farm is to enhance the production of the Barbera grape varietal. It is this vine that extends over most of the Azienda Agricola Cascina Garitina vineyards and which grows best on the land because of its unique terroir.
The vineyards of Azienda Agricola Cascina Garitina are located in the heart of Alto Monferrato in the southern part of the Nizza DOCG and are divied between Barbera for 85% and a remaining 15% of Brachetto, Dolcetto, Oinot Nero, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. The most popular wines produced by Azienda Agricola Cascina Garitina are the Barbera D’Asti DOCG, the Caranti, the Pinot Noir, the Piemonte Rosso DOC, the Lively Barbera and the Niades ‘Pop’ Wine.
These wines have been very well received by the local and international wine communities and Azienda Agricola Cascina Garitina is regard by many as the new kid on the block of elite Italian wine.