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Franco Mondo

San Marzano Oliveto | Piedmont

In the town of San Marzano Oliveto, in the Asti area, the Mondo family have been appreciated winemakers for generations.

Their properties extend for about twelve hectares of vineyards cultivated for about 60% with Barbera and the rest with Moscato Bianco, Dolcetto, Cortese, Chardonnay, Favorita and Cabernet Sauvignon. Under the leadership of the company, which maintains an artisanal family character, Valerio and his father Franco.

Valerio is an oenologist and, in addition to taking care of the vineyards from an agronomic point of view, he follows step by step the selection of the grapes and the vinification carried out in the family farmhouse, a few steps from the rows; Franco, an expert winemaker, takes care of the processing of the vine.

"Vigna del Salice" is obtained from the pressing of Barbera d'Asti grapes from the oldest vineyards owned by the company, high hills, facing south-east, where the vocation for the Barbera grape is higher.

Of a strong ruby ​​red color, it has a floral tendency that evolves into ethereal with moderate aging; the taste is dry, fresh, full and harmonious and slightly sweetish.

"Vigna del Salice" is obtained from the pressing of Barbera d'Asti grapes coming from the oldest vines owned by the company, of high hills, facing south-east, where the vocation for the Barbera vine is higher.

"Vigna del Salice" is obtained from the pressing of Barbera d'Asti grapes from the oldest vineyards owned by the company, high hills, facing south-east, where the vocation for the Barbera grape is higher.

Color: Deep ruby ​​red with light purple reflections
Aroma: Intense, with hints of spices, dried rose, vanilla.
Taste: Full, austere, rich in tannin but soft.

With an intense red color with slight violet reflections, it has a full perfume with notes of black cherry, coffee and cocoa. The flavor is full, austere and velvety with a rich and silky finish. It is a good companion for structured dishes of meat, game, cheeses and blue cheeses.

Wine made from Cortese, Chardonnay and Favorita grapes, dosed in perfect balance for a summer wine, fresh, perfect for an aperitif!

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