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Montesissa Rosa

  • Appelation Name:  Vino frizzante rosato dolce

     

    Vintage available: several vintages available

     

    Region: Emilia Romagna

     

    Area of production:  inner valley of Piacenza

     

    Grape variety: Malvasia di Candia 100%

     

    Vineyards:  surface from 2 to 3 ha

     

    Planting density:  4000 – 4500 p/ha

     

    Age of vineyards: 7 years

     

    Productivity per hectare: 10000 kg of grape

     

    Bottles produced per year: 13.000 btl

     

    Altitude:  from 130m to 200m above the level of the sea

     

    Soil type:  silty clay

     

    Harvest period:  end of August

     

    Vinification:  fermentation is carried out in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature (16 – 18°C) for 7 days. Then the wine is matured for one month in bottle before marketing

          

    Alcoholic strenght:  7%

     

    Tasting notes:  Color: bright pink color and clear medium texture, exellent balance between colors of grapes and  wine. Aroma: delicate, fruity with good intensity at any temperature; aromatic sensations. Taste: pleasant, engaging, delicate, firm, never closing sweetness good. taste is long and balanced, healthy oenologically.

                                

    Local food matching:  Perfect to accompany hors d’oeuvre; pan-fried mushroom and risotto, tiramisù, cantucci

                                       

    International food matching: Very tasty with dishes from the japanese cuisine such as sushi and sashimi. Ideal as an accompaniment to desserts such as profiteroles and crème brûleé