Name: Granaccia In Rosa IGT Colline Savonesi
Grape variety: Granaccia 100%
Area of production: A vineyard of approximately half a hectare cultivated in one of the characteristic kitchen gardens of the plain dominated by the ancient village of Quiliano (SV). The loose, sandy ground highlights the characteristic aromas of the grape.
Exposure: south, southwest
Vine system: cordon trained.
Harvest: in the first ten-day period of October.
Winemaking: Prefermentation maceration on the skins: 1 or 2 hours. Traditional white winemaking, with crushing of the grapes and fermentation at a controlled temperature (18°C). Malolactic fermentation does not take place, in order to intensify the varietal aromas.
Maturation: from 6 to 8 months in steel containers. Bottled using sterile filtration in the late Spring following the harvest.
Aging: rests for several months in bottles before being sent to the table.
Alcohol: 13.5 % vol.
Tasting notes: Presents a onion skin color, raspberry and currant notes. In the mouth is very slowly tannic, fresh and round taste. It goes best with antipasti and fish dishes, steamed greens and savoury tarts, pasta dressed or stuffed with herbs.