Guasti Clemente – Post World War 2
After the Second World War, Clemente Guasti set up a cellar to make and sell high-quality wines from Nizza Monferrato’s Asti province in one of the best wine regions of famous Piedmont. He was a great innovator and achieved a lot. He reported the grape’s origins on the bottle’s label, which had a positive influence on the Barbera grape. He introduced the concept of Cru to elaborate on the importance of vineyards. He was behind the birth of Barbera di Cascina which bears the name Barbera d’Asti Superiore DOCG.
Nizza DOCG wines
After Clemente passed away, his sons Alessandro and Andrea continued to run the estate as they had learned everything from their father while working with him. Recently, project Nizza was adopted to identify special Barbera vines, growing in areas suited for viticulture. Since 2014, their wines bear the Nizza DOCG certification that shows the grapes are sourced from the best, high-standard vineyards. The wines have achieved great success in Italy as well as in foreign countries.
Top-quality Production at the Winery
Apart from the traditional Barbera, Cortese, Dolcetto, Moscato, Nebbiolo, and Grignolino also grow in their vineyards. The best grapes are handpicked and used to make red, white, rose, sparkling, and dessert wines. Their wines clearly show the diversity of various grape varietals and denominations. The exciting Classic Method sparkling wine is named after the owner Clemente. The production focuses on the quality of wines instead of quantity, and high-level production techniques are used. The estate is open all year to host guests and visitors.