Castello di Luzzano

+39 0523 863277 Luzzano - 27040 Rovescala (Pavia) - Fraz. Luzzano, 5 Romito - 29010 Ziano Piacentino (Piacenza) - loc. Romito, 217
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The Castello di Luzzano is situated in one of most beautiful spots of the area. It sits astride a hilltop at 270 m straddling the border between the regions of Emilia-Romagna and Lombardia , with views over the hills of Oltrepo Pavese to one side and the Colli Piacentini to the other, and enjoys soils that support a large array of grape varieties and vield superb wines. But that's not all. Various archeological relics from the earliest time, which continue to come to light in the area from time to time, show that it is one of Italy's oldest wine zones. Even the wine of Luzzano itself was cited as far back as 1000 A. D., on a parchement-written document which is kept in the Castle. Later, Luzzano's grapes and wines were frequently mentioned as important constituents of the prebendal payments to the monastery of San Pietro in Ciel d'Oro in Pavia, to which Luzzano has belonged for over 1000 years. The Fugazza family took over ownership at the star of this century. Currently, the estate extends over 120 hectares Read more »

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  • Malvasia Bianca

  • Pinot Nero

    Pinot Noir synonym, especially in Italy. See Pinot Noir.

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Bonarda

    History of the grape: Bonarda is a confusing grape to describe because, depending on where it was made, one person’s ...

  • Vermentino

    History of the grape: Little concrete history is known about Vermentino except that it has recently been identified a...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

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  • Wine myths are often unspoken but incredibly pervasive. Their looming presence ... Recently I tasted the 2015 Castello di Luzzano ‘Tasto di Seta’ 100% Malvasia di Candia Aromatica and it was delicious with an explosion of floral notes - like no other Malvasia wine I have had before this one. It is important that this myth is debunked so we don... Read More

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  • Castello di Luzzano Oltrepò Pavese Umore Nero 2008


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  • Castello di Luzzano Gutturnio Riserva Romeo 2003


    a silky, smooth and delicious medium bodied red wine. This is one of my personal favorite Italian wines. Once this wine opens up, it's characterstics really shine. Definitely worth seeking out! Read More

    Wine review by amancini

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  • Castello di Luzzano Oltrepò Pavese Umore Nero 2001


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