TIPOLOGY Oltrepo Pavese doc
GRAPE VARIETIES croatina rare
IN THE GLASS lively red
The Oltrepo has a historical vocation for the production
of red wines, Croatina,
in fact, is the most ancient grape grown in the area; the
first historical accounts date
back to 1200. Croatina grapes are harvested by hand depending
on the maturation
stage, de-stemmed and pressed; it then undergoes maceration
that lasts between eight to ten days depending on the characteristics
of the vintage, in stainless steel tanks, with frequent
pumping over. At the end of the malolactic fermentation
the wine ages in stainless steel tanks for about 4/5 months.
Before bottling the spume develops
in pressurized tanks to obtain a natural re-fermentation.
Ruby red of with violet nuances. Intense and vinous
with hints of cherries
and woodland fruits. A smooth elegant wine. To be
Well accompanies meat filled ravioli,
hot salami such as typical Italian cotechino
or zampone, all roasted meats, mature
and semi mature cheeses.