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and body

“A wine of great elegance and body. Its structure and typicalness reminded us of the Statue of Neptune in Piazza Maggiore, “il Zigant” (the Giant), as Bologna’s people name it. A wine that ages over the time without losing its personality.”

Technical sheet

Colli Bolognesi Pignoletto Superiore 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: 15/16th October
Winemaking: cold-pressing with whole grape berry and use of dry ice. Controlled fermentation at 16°C. Batonnage sur lies for 6 months.
Grape variety: Grechetto gentile
Vine training system: Counter-espalier with 4500 plants/ha East/West exposure Year of planting 2003
Grapes production per hectare: Counter-espalier 7 ton/ha
Bottle: Bordeaux
Size: 75 cl – Magnum 1.50 l. bottles
Closure system: nitrogen injection by isobaric system and use of plant-based polymer cork
Alcohol: 13% Vol
Serving temperature: 8°C
Bar pressure: –
Dry extract: 20 gr/l
Total sulphur dioxide: 80 mg/l
Total sugars: 2.1 gr/l
Bottles produced: 3350 of 75 cl size and 100 of 1.5 l size of this 2015 batch