Paolo Saracco Description
In the picturesque heart of Moscato d’Asti, Paolo Saracco stands as a true pioneer in the modern production of this sweet, aromatic wine. His journey to becoming a renowned winemaker began in 1987 when he took the reins of his family’s modest estate. What followed was nothing short of a vinicultural revolution.
Paolo’s initial estate covered a mere seven hectares, passed down through generations. But driven by his passion and determination, he embarked on a remarkable expansion, eventually cultivating 50 hectares of exclusively Moscato vines. This daring move would forever change the landscape of Moscato d’Asti.
The Saracco family had been tending vines in Castiglione Tinella since the 19th century, but their grapes once found their way into the hands of local cooperatives. It was Paolo’s vision that transformed these humble grapes into globally acclaimed Moscato d’Asti.
Paolo Saracco’s approach to winemaking was revolutionary in its time, incorporating cutting-edge techniques that set his estate apart as a beacon of quality. Today, he produces approximately 350,000 bottles annually, each a testament to his dedication to preserving the unique aromatic character of Moscato.
What sets Saracco apart is his unwavering commitment to balance and sustainability. He meticulously tends to both vineyard and cellar, deftly combining tradition and technology. His sustainable viticulture practices account for the ever-changing nuances of the weather, ensuring that each bottle reflects the best of each harvest.
The name Saracco has become synonymous with high-end Moscato. Paolo’s wines are not merely libations; they are expressions of his family’s rich history, his dedication to the craft, and his pioneering spirit. Through innovation, sustainability, and a deep respect for tradition, Paolo Saracco has elevated Moscato d’Asti to new heights, and his legacy as a visionary winemaker continues to inspire the world.
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