The name comes from the vineyard’s position on a small hill, characterized by soil with a mixed consistency.
The subsoil dates back 18 million years and consists of alternating layers of sandstone and deep blue marl. The altitude of the vineyard is about 270 m above sea level and enjoys south-westerly exposure.
he soil and climatic characteristics of this hill give the wines great freshness and a tangy, mineral flavour
The vineyard is planted with Pinot Noir and the grapes grown here are used to make Alta Langa Spumante Rosé vintage DOCG Riserva “Silvi”.
The vines are grown in rows, using the Guyot training system, with a planting arrangement of 2.40 X 0.80 metres. The soils are tended with machines and manual labour. No herbicides or irrigation systems are used. The bunches of Pinot Noir are picked by hand and placed in 20 kg crates to preserve their quality.