Marzemino was introduced to the Vallagarina during the Venetian domination, sometime before the end of the Fifteenth Century. The people of Santa Margherita have always cultivated Marzemino grapes together with mulberry.
Austere and important, Montepulciano D’Abruzzo Villa Gemma Rosso provides an unprecedented interpretation of this great autochthonous vine, helping it to be included in the map of the world viticulture that counts...
The terraces of Reviano are illuminated by the first rays of sun of the Lagarina Valley and look at the Finonchio and Pasubio mountains to the east from a privileged position: the valley lying at their feet with the bell towers and the towers of Isera and Sacco in the foreground, Rovereto in the background and Castel Corno towering above.
After an old terraced vineyard had been recalimed in 1991, and the soil renewed, with the aid of technological innovations, the hillside slope was densely planted with low vines. “Collina Zinzèle” was thus created with the vines growing on the steepest side of the slope in order to achieve a limited yield of superior grapes from every vine.