WHERE

Colli Euganei region is characterised by large volcanic hills, 130 millions years ago, located to the southwest of Padova, 60km from Venice, in Veneto, Italy.

The Colli Euganei is one of the few volcanic wine regions of Italy, however,  the soils aren’t entirely volcanic – there is also a mix of limestone and clay soils.



WINES and HOW are MADE

In Colli Euganei area are produced several styles of wine from red (rosso) to white (bianco) blends.

Bordeaux (famous wine region in France) grapes like Merlot (the most planted), Cabernet Sauvignon are the most important varieties here, but also Carmenère and Raboso, an ancient Venetian variety of grape.

Even if the grapes are international, All those varieties wines take a unique taste and flavor when produced in this volcanic region.

An interesting sweet, still or sparkling white wine is the “Fior d’arancio” (orange blossom translated from Italian) wine, produced from yellow muscat grapes.


TASTE AND AROMA

COLLI EUGANEI FIOR D’ARANCIO DOCG

Its perfume brings immediately to mind that of the white flower of the fruit. Classic version, and most common, is sparkling but there are also dried sweet one and dry.

COLLI EUGANEI ROSSO

This red wine has powerful and strong structure. It’s impossible to describe that in one way because the character change from each winery.