Chionetti winery: famous in Piedmont
The Chionetti wineryis one of the best-known wineries in Piemonte’s Dogliani with a great tradition of making various single-vineyard Dogliani DOCG wines. The history of the company dates back to the 19th century, and in 1912, Giuseppe Chionetti bought the farm in San Luigi to plant vineyards. His grandson Quinto is responsible for the growth of the estate and import to various countries. In 2015, the family bought three vineyards in Barolo where grapes are vinified to make three unique Barolo wines. They currently produce very traditional Barolos, one of which is from one of the most ancient lands used for making this wine: the region of Pianpolvere in Bussia.
In the UNESCO recognized Langhe region
The vineyards from which they source their grapes are located in the San Luigi area and include La Costa and Briccolero. UNESCO recognized the Langhe region as a world heritage site, and Dogliani is its territory. The grapes grown in their vineyards are Dolcetto, Nebbiolo, Riesling, and Barbera. The grapes in the winery are used to make red and white wines with great complexion and taste Organic farming is used, and the manual Gayot system is used in the vineyards. The best grapes are harvested by hand and taken to the winery in small boxes.
Winemaking in respect of mother nature
Around 85,000 wine cases are produced annually with the utmost respect and care of the environment. Fermentation takes place at controlled temperatures in steel tanks.
No yeasts are used to preserve the natural taste of the wines, and the latest winemaking techniques allow the wines to reflect the qualities of the gifted terroir