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Pignoletto frizzante DOCG

Bologna’s most

typical wine

“Obtained by the extraordinary Grechetto gentile grapes, it is the most typical wine of Bologna. An easy-drinking wine with delicate fragrance and very fine bubbles to enjoy as aperitif or match most traditional local food.”

Technical sheet

Colli Bolognesi Pignoletto Frizzante DOCG


Soil: pseudo-clayey, red Mediterranean soil
Production area: vineyards owned by the wine farm located in the municipality of Zola Predosa Ponte Ronca Colli Bolognesi
Grape harvesting method: hand-harvesting in 25 kg crates
Harvesting time: 17th September
Winemaking: cold-pressing with whole grape berry and use of dry ice. Long Charmat method from grape must (4/5 months) at controlled temperature 15/18 C°, batonnage sur lies during fermentation
Grape variety: Grechetto gentile
Vine training system: Counter-espalier with 4500 plants/ha North/South exposure
GRAPES Production per hectare: 7 ton/ha
Bottle: Bordeaux
Size: 75 cl bottle
Closure system: nitrogen injection by isobaric system and use of agglomerated natural cork
Alcohol: 12% Vol
Serving temperature: 8°C
Bar pressure: 2.4
Dry extract: 21.4 gr/l
Total sulphur dioxide: 100 mg/l
Sugars: 7.1 gr/l
Bottles produced: 3,400 of this batch, second set in 2015