Sweet Red Sparkling
Grapes: 55% Malvasia Nera, 45% Merlot
The grapes grow on the cool hilltops of northern Italy’s Lombardy region, where the northern-lying Alps shield the low-yielding hillside vineyards from harsh weather and the 20-year-old Guyot-trained vines benefit from a superb blend of white marl and chalky soils. During harvest, the fruit is carefully handpicked.
This lightly sweet wine delivers intense floral and red berry aromas and flavors, and fresh, vivacious bubbles.
Versatile at both the beginning and the end of a meal: first with antipasti such as salami and prosciutto, later with berry desserts such as tarts and pies.
GRAPES: 55% Malvasia Nera, 45% Merlot
ACIDITY: 5.8 g/l
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 75 g/l
points of distinction
- Lightly sweet—with 75 g/l residual sugar
- A festive—and unusual—red sparkling wine
- A preferred natural second fermentation results in a superior effervescence.
- Versatile at both beginning and end of the meal: great with antipasti and perfect with berry desserts
The fruit for each Caposaldo wine is hand harvested from low-yielding vineyards in prime growing areas in the classic wine regions of Tuscany, the Veneto and Lombardy.