Cantina Casanova di Massimo Penna
Cascina Casanova’s story is that of a father, Romano, who left his brothers and the family winery to create his own winery for his unborn son.
It was 1966 and the only work he did was vinification of Dolcetto for local clients. Three years later the first Barbera and Nebbiolo vine stocks celebrated Massimo’s birth. Under his guidance, the estate reached 20 ha of terrain covered by vineyards, and he took a big step: the production of Barolo and Barbaresco, which here are left to ferment spontaneously. For now, Casanova is one of the few wineries which makes Alba DOC, an extremely recent appellation, a blend of Nebbiolo and Barbera.
Located in the administrative division of Alba, Madonna di Como, Cascina Casanova extends its top-end vines to La Morra, cru of Barolo, and uses low-impact cultivation techniques.
Massimo Penna has been the owner since 1996 and personally supervises all operations in the vineyard and in the winery, with the aid of agronomist Vittorio Aimasso.
The company is currently going through a transformation; tours are only given for small groups, which are welcomed at the tasting room by reservation.
Moscato d’Asti DOCG
Langhe DOC Arneis “Vigna Fontanin”
Vino Bianco “J”
Dolcetto d’Alba DOC Madonna di como
Langhe DOC rosso “Sori Tec”
Barbera d’Alba DOC “Bricco Campi”
Barbera d’Alba DOC “Sessantaparte”
Langhe DOC Nebbiolo
Barolo DOCG “La serra”
Barbaresco DOCG “Sorì Sartù”
Langhe DOC rosso “Cabaneira”
Alba DOC “Patojà”
Fraz. Madonna di Como 48
Tel. +39 0173 33716
Cell. +39 335 5929908
Parking lot across from the winery
You can purchase wines on the spot
You can pay with debit or credit card
Typical restaurant nearby
Free tour of the winery
Reserving is necessary. Call or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org