Riccioli neri (Black Curls) is a sweet red wine slightly sparkling obtained from Croatina grapes harvested by hand slightly overripe and left in the crades one week for a short drying.
Pressing, 4 days in contact with the skins, racking. Frequent decanting to slow down the fermentation, the cold of winter will stop it completely.
In spring filtration with a Dutch bag and bottling for second fermentation in the bottles.
Pairings: in our valley this wine used to be served in taverns during afternoon snack, while eating salumi (coppa, pancetta, salame), tart with plum jam or dry pastries.
Service: we suggest serving at 15° C. pouring slowly may contain a slight residue
Notes: no added sulphites
The vintage: in our area the 2021 vintage was characterized by a warm climate at the beginning of spring followed by a cool and dry May, by a hot and dry summer, a very balanced climate in the period preceding the harvest.
Formats: bottle 750 ml