Il Costone 2017
Romagna DOC Sangiovese Superiore Organic
Only the best Sangiovese grapes which come from the “Il Costone cru” at Tenuta del Gelso, located in Bertinoro, become Il Costone Riserva.
GRAPE VARIETY SANGIOVESE 100%
VINEYARD CRU IL COSTONESOIL CLAY AND CALCAREOUSSURFACE OF THE VINEYARD 2.0 Ha
AGE OF VINEYARD 25 YearsSUN EXPOSURE East, South-EastVINEYARD HEIGHT 150 m asl
DENSITY OF PLANTATION 4000 Plants/HaAVERAGE YIELD 1,5 Kg/Plant
PRUNING Runner systemHARVEST 3st Decade of September - Traditional hand picking.
MACERATION Controlled temperature approx 28° C for 25/30 days.
FERMENTATION In steel tanks.
MALO-LACTIC FERMENT In steel tanks.
AGEING Long maceration and fermentation at controlled temperature,
ageing of 12-14 months in large traditional slavonian oak
casks of 35 hl., further refinement of 2 months in stainless steel
tanks and 4-6 months in the bottle.
YEARLY PRODUCTION Approx. 20,000 bottles.
Deep ruby red, with characteristic hints of mediteranean cherry
and small red fruits; balanced, well structured, with dense tannins
and a long, pleasant aftertaste.
Good with all the traditional Italian dishes: Pasta e Fagioli, Galletto
SERVING TEMPERATURE 16-18 °C
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