- Satisfied for his long and glorious career as a footballer, Andrea Pirlo
has started a new challenge with the Pratum Coller.
Passion for wine
and nature has always been one of his personal traits, but here he became personally vine grower and entrepreneur in the enology world.
He has started this in the province of Brescia, running a project were the quality and the uniqueness of wines
combine with the company philosophy "man measured"; where words as organic, low environmental impact and biodiversity are at the centre of the project. An alternative experience, but really for this reason unusual and outstandingly innovative, he's managing this sided by a staff endowed with great experience, people who after many years of professional work have found new motivations in this project.
Andrea Pirlo's company produces nearly 30 thousand bottles per year (white, red and rosč). In 2019 the sparkling wine
will make its debut with two classic method: a rosč Pinot noir and a Brut produced with Chardonnay
grapes. The Eos, a rosč with a mid structure, has been the first wine
produced by the Pratum Coller, while among the other wines
stands out the Nitor, a Tebbiano of Lugana
finely aromatic with a good sapidity, and the Arduo, the top red wine
of the company. The name of this wine
(with means arduous) represents the motto of the family " reaching goals overcoming difficulties", the wine
is intense, elegant produced with Sangiovese
and Marzemino grapes
with a little part of Merlot
and Cabernet Sauvignon
made in separated vinification, first in French barrique and then in iron.