Il Costone Riserva – Romagna DOC
Sangiovese Bertinoro Riserva

Il Costone Riserva – Romagna DOC
Sangiovese Bertinoro Riserva

Solo i grappoli del miglior Sangiovese provenienti da “Il Costone cru” alla Tenuta del Gelso, situata a Bertinoro, diventano il Costone Riserva.

GRAPE VARIETY

SANGIOVESE 100%

VINEYARD

CRU IL COSTONE

SOIL

CLAY AND CALCAREOUS

Surface of the vineyard

2.0 Ha

Age of vineyard

25 Years

Sun exposure

East, South-East

Vineyard height

150 m asl

Density of plantation

4000 Plants/Ha

Average yield

1,5 Kg/Plant

Pruning

Runner system

Harvest

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 30 months in large traditional slavonian oak casks of 35 hl. & second use French oak barriques. further ageing of 6 months in the bottle.

YEARLY PRODUCTION

Approx. 5,000 bottles.

TASTING NOTES

Deep ruby red, with characteristic hints of mediterranean cherry and small red fruits; balanced, well structured, with dense tannins and a long, pleasant aftertaste.

FOOD PAIRINGS

Good with all the important main courses of the Italian traditional dishes.

SERVING TEMPERATURE

18-20 °C