The vineyard at Villa La Palazzina produces both Barbera and Bonarda grapes. That is the perfect combination to make the beloved local Gutturnio frizzante.
Sparkling wine is usually white or rosé,
but Gutturnio is a red sparkling wine.
Colli Piacentini Gutturnio is an Italian wine region was given the Denominazione di origine controllata (DOC) quality designation. Gutturnio is the most famous wine from Colli Piacentini. Its name historically derived from the traditional gutturnium jug that people drank the wine from. The traditional slightly sparkling red, or frizzante, is a blend of 50-70% Barbera blended with Bonarda.