Fattoria Monticino Rosso

The Fattoria Monticino Rosso is a family-run farming business established in 1965, when Antonio Zeoli bought a small thirteen-hectares farm among the hills of Imola.

In the following years, his sons Luciano and Gianni—now the heads of the company—started helping in their father’s business. Finally, in 1985 the family acquired the neighboring twenty-four-hectares farm of Monticino Rosso that inspired the vineyards’ name.

Bordering the town of Dozza, where the sparkling wines from Emilia give way to the strong and wild Romagna wines, Monticino Rosso was already clearly identified in the cadastral acts of the Napoleonic era under the name of Monticino dei meli granati (the pomegranates’ hill). For a century at least, this estate belonged to the Codronchi Torellis, a noble Imolese family who took great care to preserve the landscape’s natural harmony.

Their signature wine, the Codronchio, a wonderful dry Albana di Romagna, is a testament to Luciano’s and Gianni’s love of the land and its robust wine growing tradition.

Grapes

Wines

Red

  • Romagna DOC Sangiovese Superiore
  • Le Morine Romagna DOC Sangiovese Superiore
  • Pradello Colli D’Imola DOC Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Pradello Riserva Colli D’Imola DOC Cabernet Sauvignon Riserva
  • Le Morine Riserva Romagna DOC Riserva Sangiovese Superiore
  • White

  • Romagna DOCG Albana Secca (Albana)
  • Colli D’Imola DOC Pignoletto
  • Codfonchio Romagna DOCG Albana secca
  • Sparkling Wines

  • Tamburello Pignoletto Frizzante Colli D’Imola DOC
  • Piratella
  • Rivazza Barbera Frizzante Colli D’Imola DOC
  • Fortified Wines

  • Albana Passito
  • 8venti (Malvasia di Candia aromatica)
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