The Rivetti family, following the Piedmontese tradition of producing monovarietal wines, decided to vinify Colorino in purity. They were confident that this variety holds a unique identity. The nose shows hints of dark fruit, with herbaceous and earthy notes. While on the palate it is smooth and full-bodied, while having also very good minerality.
Vineyards within the municipality of Terricciola (Casanova) and those in Casciana Terme.
Maceration and alcoholic fermentation in temperature-controlled vats for an average period of 14-15 days. Malolactic fermentation done in used (2nd passage), followed by 24 months of aging. Finally, bottle-aged for about 6 months.
Lampredotto with Potatoes, Aged cold cuts
Terricciola, Casciana Terme
250 m. a.s.l.
Average age of the vines
Terricciola is sandy, of marine origins and rich with oceanic sediments. While Casciana Terme has rocky soil, by which is strongly characterized by travertine.