Cantini Volpi is a winery located in the Piedmont region of Italy, in the province of Alessandria. The winery has been producing wines since the 19th century and is currently run by the fourth generation of the Volpi family.
The winery produces a range of wines, including Barbera, Dolcetto, Moscato, and Gavi, using both traditional and modern winemaking techniques. The focus is on producing high-quality wines that reflect the unique terroir of the region.
Cantini Volpi's vineyards are located in the hills around the town of Tortona, where the soils are rich in limestone and clay, providing excellent drainage and allowing the vines to produce grapes of exceptional quality. The winery practices sustainable agriculture, using natural methods to control pests and maintain soil health.
One of the winery's most popular wines is the Gavi di Gavi, made from 100% Cortese grapes grown in the heart of the Gavi DOCG. This wine is pale straw yellow in color and has a delicate aroma of white flowers and citrus fruits. On the palate, it is crisp and refreshing, with a long, clean finish.
Another noteworthy wine from Cantini Volpi is the Barbera d'Asti Superiore DOCG, made from 100% Barbera grapes grown in the hills around the town of Nizza Monferrato. This wine is ruby red in color and has a complex aroma of red berries, spices, and vanilla. On the palate, it is full-bodied and velvety, with a long, smooth finish.