Denomination: Gutturnio frizzante (sparkling) 2013 organic wine
Grapes: Barbera 65%, Bonarda 35%. Barbera (historical grape of the territory) has a medium bunch, pyramidal form, quite compact, winged (150-200 gr); the berry is medium sized, elliptic, with thin and consistent skin of uniform dark-blue colour, covered by high bloom. Bonarda (historical grape of the territory too) has a small bunch, conical shape, sometimes winged, loose and irregular (150-250 gr).
Colour: Ruby red color, with purple hues.
Nose: Nose with intense aromas of red fruit, especially black cherry and plum, followed by notes of almond, rhubarb, licorices.
Taste: Medium bodied with good acidity, velvety tannins, good persistence.
Food pairings: Perfect pairings with traditional and local dishes, such as cured meats, pisarei e fasö, fresh filled pasta, roasted or grilled meats or medium-aged cheeses. Pairings with rabbit and chicken chasseur recipes.
Serving at: 14-16° C
Type of soils: Medium mixture. The vineyard is situated at 350 meters above sea level in the geological Piacentian Reserve
Density of plants/hectare : 3300
Vineyards age: 10 years old
Harvest : The grapes are manually picked up at the beginning of September
Yield per hectare : 80 q/ha
Vinification : Fermentation in stainless steel tanks, with native yeast. Three days of maceration with alternate submerged cap.
Aging : Short period of Charmat method. Maturation 11 months in stainless steel tanks. Mild secondary fermentation.
Analysis data : Alcohol 12.50 %Vol – 750ml, Total acidity 5.5 g/l