Roero Arneis

In 1478 appears for the first time a written record of this variety that takes its name from Renesio’s hill overlooking the town of Canale d’Alba, first property of Roero’s Counts, afterwards sold with other properties to the Counts Malabaila of Canale, and by them …

Pradvaj, Roero Arneis

In Malabaila’s Archive, Bunch 9, is written: “in the year 1508 the Count Daniele Malabaila from Canale, also on behalf of the brothers, buys from Bernardo and Ludovica, Counts of Roero, the ‘motte’ that is the  Pradvaj’s farm, that comprises a lea and a hill …

Bric Volta, Roero

In the year 1583 it appears in the register of possessions of Count Daniele Malabaila: “La masseria della Volta, terra aratoria, terra con viti e gerbido con la cascina dentro, coerenti le fini di San Damiano e Priocca, la qual pezza di terra con viti …

Castelletto, Roero Riserva

In the year 1362, it appears in the divisions between the Malabaila. Guidetto receives possessions in Canale, near the Church of San Martino, including “vineam Montiserrati in finibus et posse Castelletti” that was part of the ancient feud of Castelletto, as it will appear in …

Cardunaj, Red Wine

Cardunay is the name of the soil composed of a vineyard and the oldest forest in the property of Malabaila. Roman authors mention a sweet and aromatic wine, ‘vinum acquense “, perhaps the wine with aphrodisiac virtue, used by Julius Caesar and then by Marcantonio …

Donna Costanza, Birbet

Birbet (the rascal) is the name that distinguishes Brachetto wine produced in the Roero, obtained from the Brachetto long cluster. Birbet was always been considered the wine for the party, “the women’s wine”. It also boasts historical attentions of his presence in the area: the …