Vineyard location: the province of Verona
Soil: hilly soil of morainic and volcanic origin
Vine yield per hectare: 100 ql./ha
Grape varieties: Corvina e Corvinone 70% – Merlot 15% – Cabernet 15%
Grape harvest: hand selection of the best grape bunches which are collected in small crates and left to raisin for a while
Vinification techniques: traditional skin fermentation followed by 2-3 weeks maceration in November
Ageing: in oak barrels for 1-2 years, depending on the vintage, followed by a short stay in stainless steel vats
Wine analysis: Alcohol content 13.8% vol., Residual sugar 7 g/l, Dry extract 31g/l, Total acidity 5.80 g/l, pH 3.50
costalago rosso

Tasting Notes

Colour: intense ruby red
Bouquet: floral notes with hints of well-ripened fruit
Palate: vinous, velvety and lingering
Serving suggestions: wine to be best enjoyed within 4 years from bottling, served at a temperature of 18-20°C

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Awards

2017 Vini d’Italia Gambero Rosso 2014
2017 Concours Mondial de Bruxelles – Gold 2014
2017 Mundus Vini – Silver 2014
2017 Decanter World Wine Awards – Bronze 2014
2016 Annuario dei Migliori Vini Italiani – 88 pt. 2013
2016 Vini d’Italia del Gambero Rosso – 1 bicchiere 2013
2015 Decanter World Wine Awards – Segnalazione 2013
2015 Vini d’Italia del Gambero Rosso – 1 bicchiere 2012
2015 I vini di Veronelli – 2 stelle 2012
2015 Bibenda – Segnalazione 2012
2014 Concours Mondial Bruxelles – Oro 2012
2012 International Wine Challenge – Segnalazione 2010
2011 International Wine Challenge – Bronzo 2009
2011 Mundus vini – Argento 2009
2011 Decanter World Wine Awards – Segnalazione 2008
2010 International Wine Challenge – Argento 2007
2009 Concorso Enologico Internazionale Vinitaly – Gran Merito 2007
2009 Decanter World Wine Awards – Bronzo 2007