Marco has a genuine and personable smile.
He reminds us that the inhabitants of this area, Viola Castello (Piedmont), call themselves “montagnin“:
tenacious, who face challenges with stubbornness and passion.
Just like Marco, who welcomes every challenge as an opportunity.
The fruit of his labor tells the peculiarities of his region where the chestnuts are king.
Viola Castello does indeed offer an astonishing variety of acres of chestnut groves.
The atmosphere is unique, very charming and in perfect balance between worldly nature and human work.
By Marco we find the Garessina chestnut, sweet, tender and, according to many experts, the best dry chestnut ever.
It is between these forests that Marco has found his passion and takes care of the processing of the Garessina chestnut following the old tradition: harvest, selection, drying and transformation.
If you are a chestnut and mountain lover, visit Piedmont and have a walk with Marco between the chestnut grove.
Can’t you visit Piedmont in the near future? Then get a piece of this region to your home!
FIRE, SMOKE AND MAGIC
Taste the delicious Garessina chestnut and the quality of drying them with the traditional method: 40 days “fuoco, fumo e magia” “Fire, smoke and magic” in the original dryer, a stone and wood construction from the 19th century.
This package contains the essence of chestnuts:
- Dried Garessine chestnuts – 500 g
- Tagliatelle from Garessine chestnuts – 400 g
- Garessine chestnut flour – 250 g
- Chest Nut: Chestnuts + Cocoa Cream – 250 g
- Chestnut cream – 250 g
- Mostarda (mustard fruit) with chestnuts – 250 g
- Chestnuts in natural syrup – 280 g
- Cioccocastagne – chocolate chestnuts – 280 g
- Chestnuts in star anise syrup – 280 g
- Chestnuts in Genepy syrup – 280 g
- Chestnut biscuits Castagnotti – 250 g
- Chestnut beer – 0.33 cl
Price: 68 EUR (+ shipping costs)
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Availability may vary at different stages of the year.
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