Lambrusco Salamino di Santa Croce

The DOC label of Lambrusco Salamino di Santa Croce is reserved for the sparkling wine obtained using grapes from vines that have been recommended and/or authorised for the province of Modena. They must originate form vineyards which grow the following growth quotas:

Lambrusco Salamino: 90% minimum

Grapes usedo for other Lambruscos can also be employed in the production of this wine – Ancellotta and Fortana (called locally “uva d’oro”, the golden grape) - either singly up to a maximum of 10%.

The zone where Lambrusco Grasparossa di Castelvetro is produced covers the entire area of Cavezzo, Concordia sul Secchia, Medolla, Mirandola, Novi, San Felice sul Panaro, San Possidonio, all in the province of Modena, and sectors of the communities of Campogalliano, Carpi, Finale Emilai, Modena and Soliera, also in the province of Modena.

For sale to the public, the wine must have the following characteristics:

Sparkling Red
· Froth: : lively, evanescent
· Colour: varying shades of ruby
· Smell: winy, intense with distinctive fruity scent
· Taste: sec or dry, medium or demisec, amabile, sweet, refreshing, sapid and harmonious
· Minimum alcohol content: 10.50% vol.
· Minimum total acidity: 6.0 gr./lt.
· Net minimum dry extract: 18 gr./lt.

Sparkling Rosé
· Froth: : lively, evanescent
· Colour: varying shades of pink
· Smell: pleasant, fruity, distinctive
· Taste: sec or dry, medium or demisec, amabile, sweet, refreshing, sapid and harmonious
· Minimum alcohol content: 10.50% vol.
· Minimum total acidity: 6.0 gr./lt.
· Net minimum dry extract: 16 gr./lt.