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Today the estate produces four Romagna Sangiovese wines with strong characteristics, each of which reflects the nuances of the territories of origin, Castrocaro and Brisighella:
The Quattro Bastioni, the Poggiogirato reserve
and the two crus, Santa Reparata and Arlesiana.
An equal number of white wines enhance the range with the sparkling Vindice, the classic pas dosé method obtained from the white vinification of Sangiovese, Nubivago from 100% Trebbiano grapes and two interpretations of pure Albana: the elegant Belladama and Dulcinea, an original production from overripe grapes.
The last wine in the range is the red Vermouth Beldemonio, produced from Sangiovese grapes only in the hottest years.



In the wines of Poggio della Dogana, our family roots
are intertwined with the history of the Romagna wilderness.
We belong to this territory and we recognise
the strong cultural identity and the winemaking vocation in it.
We interpret this through an innovative spirit for wines
with a contemporary flavour.


“Romagna Sangiovese is said to contain the character of the people of Romagna: exuberant, forthright, robust and hospitable, rough on the outside, but with a sincere and delicate heart.
In Romagna, a veritable mosaic of terroirs, Sangiovese can express its full potential as a result of the soils and microclimates. In this mosaic of terroirs there are the marls and sandstones of the highest territories with subtle and mineral wines that let the freshness dictate the rhythm, and the fleshy and material wines of the harder clays.”
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Poggio della Dogana has chosen to express this variety through the different terroirs of Castrocaro and Brisighella, using steel and concrete containers in the cellar that allow the character of the grapes to be preserved, as if they had just been picked from the ground.


Appreciated for the balance between tannic freshness and softness, Albana proves it is not a common white when grown on the hills near the “Spungone” – a ridge that extends from Faenza to Cesena formed by sand-limestone rock. Here there are the ideal conditions for a territorial wine: it has a typical vegetable scent, often associated with sage, which completes an aromatic picture of floral scents and apricot notes.

Generous variety, with long and golden bunches, capable of reaching unthinkable sugar levels. The peel is rich in tannins and polyphenols, richness that can complicate operations in the cellar, because it reveals its power and vulnerability to oxidation. But if you know how to maximise its characteristics and risk a late harvest, the Albana passita takes on amber nuances in colour and becomes extremely elegant on the nose and on the palate.


It is the best-known white grape variety in Emilia Romagna, grown both in the plains and in the hills. Long underestimated, today it is known for its ability to resist high temperatures, capable of producing a wine which, provided it is matured and worked on yields, develops unexpected aromas and aromatic complexity. Hill artisans like us at Poggio della Dogana are well aware of this, and we have always appreciated its elegance and aging potential.