Why we love it
Pigato is a native Liguria grape and its wines are mainly made to be consumed young, however, a skilled winemaker can transform perfect grapes in outstanding wines, and this is one of those examples. Made with Pigato grapes and left for 8 months on its yeasts in barrique and at least 4 years in the bottle, this is a big white wine. The nose is complex and intense, with notes of vanilla and peach, in the mouth it is fresh, big, with fruity flavours and an almondy aftertaste. This wine is only produced in the best vintages and in just over 1000 bottles. Perfect with rich seafood dishes or on its own.
The artisan who made it
The Ramoino is a family run winery now at the third generation, growing the typical grapes of the Ponente Ligure, Rossese, Pigato and Vermentino all DOC wines. The Ramoino family believes that outstanding wines start in the vineyards with the perfect combination of sun, soil and passion. There is not much land in Liguria, closed in between the sea and the mountains and all vineryards are located in steep hills where everything has to be done manually, from harvesting to carrying the grapes to the winery resulting in perfect grapes for outstanding wines.