ROMAGNA SANGIOVESE SUPERIORE DENOMINAZIONE DI ORIGINE CONTROLLATA
This wine perfectly represents la Viola, made by harvesting grapes from middle-aged vines. This cru of Sangiovese was the estate’s first production in 1998, and it is the ideal wine for introducing friends to this grape variety. The label depicts “via Colombarone” which rises from the plains up to the hill of Bertinoro, surrounded by vineyards.
Denomination: Romagna Sangiovese Bertinoro DOC
Vineyards: The grapes come from directly cultivated vineyards
Vine growing: 4.800 vines per hectare, cordon spur trained
Grape variety: 100% Sangiovese
Altitude: on average 100 metres above sea level
Harvesting: after a careful selection in the vineyards, the grapes are hand-picked and carried to the cellar in September
Vinification: alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel vats under controlled temperature
Maturation: partly in steel and partly in french used tonneaux about 6 months
Refining: in bottle for at least 6 months
Average production: 14.000 bottles
Organoleptic features: bright ruby-red colour with violet nuances; intense and expressive aromas of bright cherry fruit supported by elegant violet, spicy and minerally hints. Full and rich on the palate, with zestful, juicy fruit; rich and persistent, savoury and tasty. Harmonious and well-balanced.