Langhe DOC Meira
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A grape variety that’s been present in the San Luigi vineyard in Dogliani since 1897, when it was known as “Tocai Pinot Gris” and reproduced by cloning, gave us a singular white wine, vinified using the Burgundy method, with fermentation and batonnage in barriques for several months, followed by a long period of bottle ageing. This wine is now made with a new implantation of Pinot Gris of clones from Alsace. It has a straw yellow colour, a bouquet of citrus and topical fruit with mineral notes, a great structure and a notable capacity for ageing. For now, our annual production is 3,000 bottles.

Species of vines

Typology: Tocai Pinot Gris
Rootstock: SO4
Bushiness: 4800-5200 vines/Ha
Plant breeding: Guyot

The vineyards

Zone: Municipality of Dogliani (Cuneo)
Locality: Madonna delle Grazie – 380 m
Soil: calcareous marl
Exposure: east
Vineyard surface area: 0.50 Ha
Year planted: 2001
Average yield per Ha: 5.5/6.0 tonnes


Pressing and subsequent cold decanting in steel tanks (9°C). Fermentation starts in steel, then the must is transferred immediately to barriques, which can be either new or have been used once before, where it completes its alcoholic and malo-lactic fermentation, and undergoes batonnage. The wine is bottled in July and ages for several months before being released onto the market at the end of the year.

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