The La Patareina- Winery who is a part of the Piedmont Wine Landscape, a UNESCO as World Heritage Site
The La Patareina winery and estate is a family run business in Piedmont, Italy. The philosophy at La Patareina is based on the concept of quality. Wine production processes at the winery are concentrated on experience, traditions handed down through generations and a passion for the land and excellent wines.
La Patareina is part of the Piedmont Wine Landscape, a UNESCO as World Heritage Site.
Most of the land is situated in the Castel Boglione and Nizza Monferrato regions, where wine growing is deeply engrained in the history of the land.
Types of soil
The terroir of La Patareina contains two different types of soil. The first type of soil is the Tèra Sòbia or earth and sand, which is ideal for vineyards with white grapes like Chardonnay. The second type of soil is the Terre Rosse (red earth), which contains clay, lime, iron, and magnesium oxide, which is perfect for the growing of red grape varietals. The location of La Patareina means that it experiences a range of temperature changes and resulting in a continental climate with hot summers and cold winters. There is also a tendency for drought in some seasons and high levels of rainfall in others.
The Most Popular Wines
The most popular wines produced at La Patareina are the Nizza DOCG, the Barbera D’Asti Superiore DOCG, the Barberi D’Asti DOCG, the Barolo DOCG, the Barbaresco DOCG, the Langhe Nebbiolo DOC, the Dolcetto D’Asti, the Piemonte Cortese DOC, the Piemonte Chardonnay DOC, the Moscato D’Asti DOCG, the Vino Rosato Piemonte, and the Brut Metodo Classico. La Patareina winery carries out its motto of ‘the land, the vineyard, the wine’ through its people and its practices.