The Mazzolino Estate stretches through the heart of the Oltrepò Pavese DOC region, on the right bank of the river Po, in the hilly area near the Apennines and along the 45th parallel north.
It is in the old hamlet of Mazzolino, near Corvino San Quirico, that the Braggiotti family, owners of the Mazzolino Estate since 1980, planted the roots of the winery’s philosophy: thirty hectares of land in the hills, twenty of which are vineyards, favoring the grape varieties most suited to this area.
Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, next to Cabernet Sauvignon and the native grape Bonarda, are planted in the clayey and slightly calcareous soil of the hills with a northeast and northwest exposure, where they find a microclimate favorable to their development.
Low yields per hectare, severe pruning, naturally grassing over the vineyards and the absence of chemical fertilizers are the basis for obtaining great quality wines.
It’s able to produce a noble and important red wine to lay down.
Grapes are hand picked and achieving the right degree of ripeness.
Immediately found a favorable environment in this area.
The most important native wine variety, cultivated in this country has always.
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