Grape: Malvasia di Candia Aromatica
Geography: Emilia-Romagna, Italy
La Collina is a whole-agriculture co-op, cultivating fruits and vegetables, grain (for pasta and beer), livestock, bees, dairy (for Parmagiano-Reggiano), and, of course, wine. Founded in 1975 by a group of 12 young farmers, the co-op has flourished through its organic and biodynamic (certified in 1985) practices and its focus on the ecosystem and surrounding environment.
FERMENTATION TANKS: Stainless Steel
YEASTS: Native for primary and secondary ferments in Autoclave (pied de cuve and frozen must)
YEAR PLANTED: Vines planted inÂ 1994