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Serralunga D'Alba, Italy

Nestled in the heart of the municipality of Serralunga d’Alba, Italy, lies a renowned vineyard known as Vigna Rionda. This picturesque estate boasts a prominent location on the central part of a gently rounded hill ridge, adding to its charm and allure. However, it is not just the scenic beauty that makes Vigna Rionda a treasured gem in the Langa region. Its unique geological characteristics, enriched by a history that dates back millions of years, lend it an exceptional terroir for grape cultivation. In this article, we delve into the fascinating geological origins and climatic blessings that contribute to the expressive and remarkable grapes grown in Vigna Rionda.
The key to Vigna Rionda’s exceptional grape-growing capabilities lies in the soil’s unique composition. As part of the Lequio Formation, the vineyard’s soil predominantly consists of clayey marl, supplemented by a lesser amount of sand. This specific stratification originates from the geological conformation of the area, which results from its sedimentary and marine history.
Like many other areas in the Langa region, Vigna Rionda is blessed with limestone-rich soil. This ancient geological feature plays a crucial role in shaping the unique taste and character of the grapes grown here. Limestone, while not directly consumed by the vines, imparts distinct mineral notes to the grapes. This terroir-driven influence is evident in the final wines produced, adding complexity and depth to the overall flavor profile.

Country   Italy

Address Piazza Maria Cappellano, 8, 12050 Serralunga d’Alba CN


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