The Castle of Castellengo ever since the late 600’s was a benchmark in the production of fine wines, primarily due to the vineyards perched on the ridges of its surroundings. On these ancient marine glacial soils Nebbiolo and Erbaluce grapes have been the main harvest for centuries.
Magda and Alessandro Ciccioni daily revisit those traditions by reworking with a passion confining archeology these historical vineyards rebuilding the property, once Feud of the Frichignono family, that today goes under the name of Centovigne (lit. 100 vines) for it consists of many small vineyards spread between the Castle of Castellengo and the village of Mottalciata in Alto Piemonte.
Centovigne – Castello di Castellengo produces 5 different wines:
Miranda, white wine – 100% Erbaluce grapes;
il Rosa “Coste della Sesia” Doc Rosato - 100% Nebbiolo grapes vinified in rosé;
the Rosso della Motta, Red Wine 100% Nebbiolo;
il Centovigne “Coste della Sesia” Doc Rosso – 80% Nebbiolo / 20% Croatina and Vespolina grapes;
il Castellengo “Coste della Sesia” Doc Nebbiolo – 36/40 months oak barrel aged Nebbiolo.
Wine tasting, including a visit to the historical cellars and vineyards, consists of 3 different wines accompanied by a selection of local specialities (cheese and delicatessen).
Lasting about an hour, the cost is 13€ per person.
Open from 10 to 12 am and from 5 to 9 pm.
Booking required @ 335 5252890 or by email email@example.com
Our wines and Castellengo grappa are distributed by some of the best restaurants and liquor stores but you can buy them in our showroom as well as booking customised Christmas gifts boxes or company presents.
Historical deepening in the Castle
You can visit the Castle of Castellengo, built as a defensive fortress around the year 1000, turned into a noble manor in the ‘700s from the Frichignono family. Visits last approximately an hour and are hosted by the current owners.
Cost is 10€ per person – Free for kids up to 10 - Discounts on groups