The estate is located in the municipality of Zola Predosa 11 km west of Bologna in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, In the Middle Ages the property belonged to the noble Canossa family and was owned by Cistercian - Monks of the Nonantola Abbey. The company was founded in 1969 and is now owned by Carlo and Maria Letizia Gaggioli. The vineyards cover 11 hectares of vineyards. You are with the white wines Pignoletto (Grechetto Gentile), Pinot Bianco ( Pinot Blanc ) and Sauvignon Blanc, as well as the red wine varieties Barbera. Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon planted. The management is carried out according to regional rules of the Integrated crop protection carried out. The is basically done by hand.
After temperature controlled fermentation Depending on the type, the wines are stainless steel tank. large wooden barrel (10 to 15 hl) or expanded. The vinification is based on nitrogen use only less sulfur use necessary. There is a tangential flow before bottling filtration, The product range includes various DOC / DOCG wines Colli Bolognesi. Colli Bolognesi Pignoletto and Pignoletto, The premium wines are "Benessum Colli Bolognesi Rosso Bologna Riserva" (30 months in oak barrels and barriques), "Magnificat Colli Bolognesi Bianco Bologna" (chilled fermentation in stainless steel, 24 months in oak barrels) and "Fermo Colli Bolognesi Pignoletto Superiore" (selected Grechetto Gentile -T grapes from older vineyards, 10 months in stainless steel on the at 10 ° C). Around 120,000 bottles of wine are produced annually, of which 30% are exported primarily to Germany, Switzerland and China. The winery is a member of Consorzio Vini Colli Bolognesi.