This Italian wine shares characteristics with the Malvasia Asciutto except that this one is sweet. There are also Frizzante and Spumante versions of this wine. Drinking temperature is 42.8-46.4°F(6-8°C) for the sparkling Italian wines and 46.4- 50.0°F (8-10°C) for the still wines.



This Italian wine is made from Lambrusco Salamino, Lambrusco Montericco, Lambrusco Marani, and Lambrusco Maestri grapes with a maximum 15% Ancelotta. This Italian wine is pink to ruby red and has a fine but persistent sparkle. The nose is fruity and vegetal and quite characteristic. The taste may be dry or sweet but is fresh and very light. These Lambrusco wines are best drunk while still young. Drinking temperature for this Italian wine is 50-53.6°F (10-12°C).


Colli di Parma Italian winesBIANCO DI SCANDIANO DOC

Within the Lambrusco Reggiano wine district there is an enclave of white wine around the village of Scandiano. These slightly sparkling to sparkling white Italian wines are made from Sauvignon Blanc. This is a very surprising Italian wine which is very aromatic, fresh and fulsome.

There are dry (secco), medium dry (semi-secco), and sweet (amabile) versions. Drink the secco as an aperitif or with cold dishes. The semi-secco combines well with creamy sauces with fish or with white meat in fruity sauces.

The amabile is best reserved for serving with fruit desserts. Drinking temperature is 48.2-50.0°F (9-10°C) for the secco/semi-secco Italian wine or 42.8-46.4°F(6-8°C) for the amabile.