Producer wine
Poderi Cellario

COUNTRY :
Italy

REGION :
Piemonte

PRODUCTION :

Fausto and Cinzia Cellario

Fausto and Cinzia Cellario are 3rd generation winemakers in the village of Carru on the western outskirts of the Langhe. The family only believes in working with local, indigenous Piemontese grape varieties and fiercely defends local winemaking traditions both in the vineyard work and the cellar practices. The Cellario vineyard holdings cover some 30 ha between 5 different vineyard sites covering the southern Langhe. With holdings in Novello and Monforte, the Dogliani plot is arguably the family’s most prestigious land, and in many ways Dolcetto specialists. Vineyard work is organic (soon to be certified) and all the fermentations take place with indigenous yeasts. Sulfur is only added in very small quantities at bottling if necessary (a practice not common with a winery in this mid-size range).

CUVÉES
Wine

“È! Grino” Rosso

Region: Piedmont
Grape: Grignolino
Vineyard Size:
Soil:
Average Age of Vines:
Farming: organic
Harvest: by hand
Winemaking:
Aging:
Fining: none
Filtration: none
So2: minimal

Wine

“È!” Bianco

Region: Piedmont
Grape: Moscato, Arneis
Vineyard Size:
Soil:
Average Age of Vines:
Farming: organic
Harvest: by hand
Winemaking:
Aging:
Fining: none
Filtration: none
So2: minimal

Wine

“È!” Rosso

Region: Piedmont
Grape: Barbera
Vineyard Size:
Soil: marl
Farming: organic
Harvest: by hand
Winemaking: 10 day maceratino on skins
Aging: 12 months in cement tanks
Fining: none
Filtration: none
So2: minimal