Name: Colli piacentini doc, passito di malvasia 2013 organic molded on the plant.
Grape varieties: Aromatic Malvasia of Candia 100%. Historic grape grown in a 35-year-old vineyard, located 350 meters above sea level, alongside the Ongina stream. Pruning is carried out in mid-August. The fog in the autumn mornings and the ideal climatic conditions allow the development of the "noble rot" in the plant.
Bottling analytical data: Alcohol 13.50 % vol. - 500 ml Total acidity 5.9 g / l
Color: This late harvest wine with grapes botrytized by noble rot shows an intense yellow color with a golden hue, with amber shades. Smell: Intense nose, flavors of yellow fruit, dried apricot in particular, followed by notes of saffron, dried figs, toasted almonds, marzipan. Taste: Of great sweetness, never cloying thanks to the good final acidity. Persistent with light smoky hints. pairing:The proposed combinations are with biscuits and pastries, with soft cheeses and gorgonzola. Service temperature: 14-16 ° C
Soil type: Medium mixture. The vineyard is located 350 meters above sea level Number of vines per hectare: 3500 Age of the vines: 35 years Harvest period: The grapes are harvested by hand between the end of November and the beginning of December. Average yield per hectare: 7 hl / ha winemaking: Plant withering, soft pressing. Aging: 12 months in French oak barrels.
Acknowledgments: 3 stars. During the Bellavita Expo London 2015 a team of 213 judges among very high profile experts, sommeliers, journalists and buyers tasted and voted on the candidate products. The products that obtained the best scores were then divided according to this ranking: One "Simply delicious" star (average over 7 points) Two stars - "Outstanding" (average over 8 points) Three stars - "Exquisite" (average over 9 points)