The soil where Lambrusco Salamino is cultivated is about 30 m above sea level. Located north of Modena, it is mostly flat, of good fertility, clayey and with little skeleton. The climate is continental, with hot summers and harsh winters.
In the traditional version, the color is ruby red in various intensities, with evident violet reflections. The scent is elegant, intense, characterized by floral and fruity notes: strawberry, cherry, raspberry. The flavor is balanced, fresh, tannic. It can be dry, abboccato, amabile or sweet depending on the residual sugar.
Lambrusco Salamino of Santa Croce goes very well with typical dishes of Modena’s cuisine, such as tagliatelle with meat sauce, zampone, cotechino and salami.
- region: Emilia-Romagna
- province: Modena
- municipalities: Cavezzo, Concordia sulla Secchia, Medolla, Novi, San Felice sul Panaro, San Possidonio, Campogalliano, Camposanto, Carpi, Finale Emilia, Mirandola, Modena e Soliera
- Lambrusco Rosso Spumante
- Lambrusco Rosato Spumante
- Lambrusco Rosso Frizzante
- Lambrusco Rosato Frizzante
- Lambrusco Salamino 85-100%
- other varieties of Lambrusco 0-15%
- Ancellotta 0-15%
- Fortana 0-15%
- quintals of grapes per hectare: 190
- hectoliters of wine per quintal: 0,7
- hectoliters of wine per hectare: 133
- Lambrusco Frizzante: 10,5%
- Lambrusco Spumante: 11,0%
- temperature: 14°C / 57°F
- glass: medium wine glass
- longevity: 1-2 years