The estate is located in the municipality of Treiso (province of Cuneo) in the Italian region Piedmont, The name derives from the district of Pertinace di Treiso, which in turn goes back to the Roman emperor Publius Helvius Pertinax (126-193). The company was founded in 1973 by Mario Barbero as a community winery. Today he is led by Cesare Barbero, Stefano Giordano is responsible as an oenologist. The vineyards of the 17 partners or members cover a total of 100 hectares of vineyards. It will be the red wine varieties Nebbiolo. Dolcetto. Barbera, Pinot Nero ( Pinot Noir ) and Cabernet Sauvignon, as well as the white wine varieties Arneis. Chardonnay and Moscato Bianco ( Muscat Blanc ) cultivated and processed. The management takes place according to certified rules of the quality system SQNPI for integrated production. The product range includes various DOC / DOCG wines Alta Langa. Barbaresco. Barbera d'Alba. Barolo. Dolcetto d'Alba. Langhe and Moscato d'Asti, Depending on the type of wine they are in stainless steel tanks or in large wooden barrels (40 to 105 hl) expanded. The premium wines of the house are Barbaresco Nervo (100% Nebbiolo, 18 months in barrel), Dolcetto d'Alba (100% Dolcetto, 6 months in stainless steel) and Barbera d'Alba (100% Barbera, 9 months in barrel). Around 650,000 bottles of wine are produced annually. Around 40% of this is exported mainly to the USA. The winery is a member of the wine associations Associazione Albeisa and Consorzio di Tutela Barolo Barbaresco Alba Langhe e Dogliani.