Fields: Lands in the northern area of the province of Reggio Emilia, located in the municipalities of Gualtieri, Boretto e Novellara.
Grapes: Lambrusco: Salamino, Maestri, Ancellotta. Hand picked from 10 September to 10 October.
Colour: intense ruby red, with a persistent garnet red froth.
Fragrance: intensely vigorous, persistent, ample bouquet, characteristic.
Taste: dry, balanced, excellent density, rightly tannic and rightly tart.
Vinification: Red wine vinification with prolonged maceration. Secondary fermentation in autoclave with the classic Charmat Process.
Alcohol content: 11% vol
Gastronomic combination: Zampone (pig’s trotter stuffed with seasoned mincemeat) cotechino (kind of spiced Italian sausage) and cappello del prete (type of meat) accompanied by lentils, mashed potatoes and game.
Service temperature: 15° c