ROMAGNA SANGIOVESE RISERVA BERTINORO DENOMINAZIONE DI ORIGINE CONTROLLATA
A wine that tells the story of our region, Emilia-Romagna, land of culture and knowledge. It boasts a fruity intensity, nuanced extraction and unique sense of balance, obtained from the estate’s oldest vines. Its name reveals a specific geographical and historical connotation: “Petra Honorii” was how Bertinoro was known during the gothic wars.
Denomination: Romagna Sangiovese Riserva DOC BERTINORO
Vineyards: grapes come from a small, estate owned vineyard named Vigna Vecchia
Vineyard area: Vigna Vecchia 1.00 hectares
Vine growing: 5.000 vines per hectare, cordon spur trained
Grape variety: 100% Sangiovese, 15-22 years old on average
Altitude: 100 metres above sea level
Harvesting: after a careful selection in the vineyards, grapes are hand-picked and carried to cellar at beginning of September
Yield: 3.500 l per hectares
Vinification: alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel vats under controlled temperature with repeated crushing for at least 21 days.
Maturation: Part in a large 3,000 litre barrel and part in tonneaux of 500 litre for about 12 months
Refining: in bottle for at least 16 months
Production: 5.000 bottles
Organoleptic features: intense ruby-red colour with purple hints; intense nose with strong notes of red fruits, particularly currants, blackberries and blueberries, along with a plum-jam aroma. Sharp, minerally and pleasantly spicy finish. The palate is fine, elegant and perfectly balanced with freshness supported by correct alcohol and softness.