AMEDIO LIVIO, estate in Piemonte producing red wines under the Barbera d’Asti Superiore DOC. Livio Amedio succeeded his father Carlo. Livio sold in bulk until 1998 when he started bottling. His daughters Daniela (b.1992) and Arianna (b.1993) took over officially in 2017. Wines are made under the following denominations: Barbera d’Asti Superiore DOCG, Freisa d’Asti DOC, Grignolino d’Asti Superiore DOC, Ruchè di Castagnole Monferrato DOCG.
OWNER | Daniela and Arianna Amedio.
VINEYARDS | 2017 6ha of vines, 21ha of field crops. No herbicides. I.P.M.
BARBERA D’ASTI SUPERIORE DOCG | 2015 2K. 10m in wood. Bit green in the Castello di Costigliole on Tues 11 July 2017.
FREISA D’ASTI DOC | Not tasted.
GRIGNOLINO D’ASTI SUPERIORE DOC | 2015 Bit green, blunt in the Castello di Costigliole on Tues 11 July 2017.
RUCHE DI CASTAGNOLE MONFERRATO DOCG. | South-west facing. Clay-limestone. Kober 5BB and 420A. Hill slopes. | 1998 The family’s first estate bottling of this wine. | 2016 14.5%. Steel. Hand picked. Bottled in April. 6,000 bottles. Italy. 7-8 euros export price. Nice jelly fruit, quite sapid in Castagnole Monferrato 13 July 2017.
Amedio Livio, Italy.