Tagliolo Monferrato

Tagliolo Monferrato ( Piedmontese Tajeu or Tajeo ) is a municipality with 1598 (as of 31 December 2012) a population of Alessandria in the Italian province (AL ), Region Piedmont. The neighboring municipalities are Belforte Monferrato, Bosio, Casaleggio Boiro, Lerma, Ovada, and Silvano d'Orba Rossiglione.


The village lies at an altitude of 315 m above sea level. The municipality covers an area of ​​25.91 km ².


The town's name comes from taliolus, maybe here was a scene of intense logging. Founded the town was 976 according to a feud with Aleramici and Otto I, he was then owned by different feudal lords. In 1750, the feud Family Pinelli Gentile, which is still current owner of the lock.



In Tagliolo Monferrato Dolcetto vines for the Dolcetto d' Ovada, a red wine are grown with DOC status. The berries of the grape varieties Pinot Noir and / or Chardonnay may be processed for sparkling wine Alta Langa. Barbera is included in the production of Barbera del Monferrato.