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Description

Gutturnio is the most typical Piacenza wine and it can be vinified and bottled only in our area. This wine dates back to the Roman Empire as its name derives from an engraving on a wine cup fond on the river Po banks near Piacenza, precisely “Gutturnium”. D.O.C. Colli Piacentini in 1967, from 2011 it has its own specific Denominazione di Origine.

Additional information

typology

still

Grape varieties

60% barbera; 40% bonarda

Winemaking

red vinification of 10-15 days skin contact depending on the vintage. 18 months ageing in different capacity Slavonian oak casks then 6 months maturing in bottle. Release after 24 months

Alcohol level

12.5-13% alcohol

Dry extract

30 grams per liter

Color

light ruby red, by maturing it acquires garnet reflections

Aroma

round, complex aromas feature wild cherry, plum and cloves

Taste

full body, robust but silky and elegant

Food pairing

roasted white or red meats, it is a perfect match for game or tasty cheeses

Serving temperature

15 – 17°C 58-62°F Open the bottle half an hour before consuming. Store the wine on its side