The word Cigliè is coming from the Latin Ciliarum which indicates and derives from the topographical location that sees it positioned on a high ridge overlooking the Tanaro river. Cigliè rises on a hill to the right of the Tanaro rive at 549 MASL. The soils of the municipality are characterized by moraine deposits and calcareous and arenaceous marls. Precisely for this reason the stoniness and altitude we imagine that there were good conditions fo cultivating vines traditionally for cold climates suitable for producing white and sparking wines. Since 1996 in the hamlet of Montiglio we have begun to experiment with Chardonnay and Riesling Renano on a plot of about 0.7 hectares. In the following years other vineyards were planted with the purchase of new land and today we have about 10 hectares cultivated with Chardonnay, Riesling, Nascetta, and Pinot Nero. From which we obtain our white wines and Alta Langa DOCG Classic Method.
The town is one of the few villages to be entirely inside of the Barolo wine area, and has always been considered one of the pillars of the denomination with as many as 39 mentions (MGA). The Barolo’s of Serralunga d’Alba have two particularities; first of an organoleptic nature that is possessing exceptionally structured, austere, tannic, and full-bodied wine, but also refined and expressive. The second is that of offering an appreciable quality even in difficult years, in the fact the grapes were sought after by large wineries to be used for assembly with those from other origins to increase their complexity.