Recently, wine producers buy their barrels from distant companies that use wood from territories that are not necessarily local, as we mostly do, buying them from Austria and Switzerland.
Long time ago, however, in this area there were coopers who built barrels with chestnut or oak wood. For this reason, for a decade, we have started with an ambitious project, trying to go back to the origins. The project is to make a wine using oak wood grown on the Cascina Chignalungo farm, selecting, seasoning and delivering the best plank to the coopers for the processing and construction of the barrels.
It is a long and expensive process, which requires a lot of effort, but the satisfaction of being able to refine our wine in native wooden barrels grown a few meters away from our vineyards fully satisfies Pietro's effort and dream.