Malvasia “Emiliana” natural sparkling wine

Designation: Colli Piacentini DOC (Controlled Designation of Origin)

Wine style: Sparkling dry white

Grape variety: 100% Malvasia di Candia Aromatica – Top quality organic grapes

Production area: Ziano (PC) – Near Casa Piccioni – northwestern exposure

Soil: Clay-silt with calcareous streaks – Altitude 230 m a.s.l.

Training system: Simple Guyot – planting density 3800 vines/ha – yield 7-8 tons/ha

Harvest period: From 05th to 10th September

Vinification: Cold maceration is kept to a minimum to enhance the fresh aromatic notes of the variety. The wine is bottled keeping its natural yeasts from the fine lees. When these dissolve they give more complexity and finesse to the wine. Sapidity is accompanied by a delicate but taut acidity.

Alcohol content: 11,5% vol.

Colour: Pale straw yellow

Serving temperature: 6/8 C°

Food matching: Particularly good with cured meats from Emilia and gnocco fritto (deep-fried puffed-up bread), vegetables in batter, fried seafood, flans with ricotta and chard

Tasting suggestion: Shake the bottle to put the natural yeats deposit in suspension before opening

First year of production: 2010