Il Costone Riserva – Romagna DOC
Sangiovese Bertinoro Riserva

Il Costone Riserva – Romagna DOC
Sangiovese Bertinoro Riserva

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 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