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© 2015 by South Italy Imports

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