"A sip of Gattinara wine. As long as it's real, of course. I do not ask for more" wrote Mario Soldati at the end of one of his famous stories. Refined, austere and complex, it is the traditional expression of the Nebbiolo grape of the Piedmontese municipality of the same name, in the province of Vercelli. An ancient and unique expression, due to the perfect conditions of its terroir: vineyards situated on hillsides caressed by mountain breezes but sheltered from colder currents, reddish soils rich in clay and iron and altitudes varying between 280 and 450 metres. After a minimum ageing period of 35 months, 24 of which in wooden barrels, and which can be extended to 47 months for the Riserva version, it is ready to be served with typical Piedmontese dishes, large meat and game dishes, mixed boiled meats and rich, mature cheeses such as mountain tome.