DOC area for red wines ( Cerasuolo
) in the Italian region Piedmont
, The name honors the Castelnuovo-born priest Don Giovanni Bosco (1815-1888), who founded the Salesian order for orphan care and is revered as a saint in his hometown. The zone with almost 40 hectares of vines covers the municipalities of Albugnano, Berzano di San Pietro, Castelnuovo Don Bosco, Moncucco Torinese, Passerano Marmorito e Pino d'Asti in the province Asti
, If the grapes come from classified vineyards, can Vigna
followed by the location name on the bottle label.
The cherry red wine is made Malvasia di Schierano
and or Malvasia Nera Lunga
(85%) and Freisa
(max. 15%) blended. As a light-colored red wine, it is mostly like a Frizzante
expanded. There is also one Spumante
in the color style of a rosato.