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