A combination of factors contributes to the quality of the wines, above all natural ones: the seasons, climate and the soil, all so crucial to determining the grape’s characteristics.
The hills of Serralunga belong to the Miocenic tertiary period, formed around ten millions years ago by marine sedimentation. The subsoil features layers of sand or sandstone, alternated with grey marl. Having developed in the Helvetian geological period, it has particularly high contents of iron, boron and manganese.
The special climatic conditions are highlighted by the predominant south-south west exposure, on slopes known locally as “sorì” due to their catching the sun from midday till the evening and at an excellent altitude of around 300/350 metres asl.
These are the special characteristics of the land where the great and much sought-after Barolos grow.
The 15 hectares vineyards of Galarej are planted with Nebbiolo and Barbera grapes which are used to make Barbera d’Alba Doc, Langhe Nebbiolo Doc and Barolo Docg
The varietals Moscato and Cortese to make the other 2 wines, Gavi Docg and Moscato d’Asti Docg, are located outside the estate.