2018 Braschi “il Costone” Sangiovese Superiore di Romagna

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Year 2018

Denomination Il Costone - Romagna DOC Sangiovese Superiore

Producer Braschi

Region Italy, Emilia Romagna, Forlì

Variety Sangiovese

Alcohol 13.5%

Size 750ml

Serving temperature 18/20 °C

Type Red

Pairing Good with all the traditional Italian dishes: pasta e fagioli, galletto alla cacciatora

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

Harvest 3rd Decades of September. Traditional hand picking

Vinification At a controlled temperature approx 26° C for 20 days with skin maceration, in stainless steel and concrete tanks.

Ageing 14-16 months in large traditional Slavonian oak casks of 35hl., further renement of 2 months in stainless steel tanks and 4-6 months in the bottle.

From the producer

Producing wine in Emilia-Romagna is a centenarian craft that needs love and dedication.

For over 70 years, wines by CANTINA BRASCHI 1949 tell a story of this passion that feeds on patient care of its own vineyards.
Bertinoro Vineyards, Monte Sasso Vineyard in Mercato Saraceno and Campo Mamante Vineyard in Cesena situated on harmonious hills from which your view can get the Adriatic sea.

Due to its constant work, CANTINA BRASCHI 1949 has obtained international wine awards; a tradition that still goes on.

CANTINA BRASCHI 1949 is now run by Davide Castagnoli e Vincenzo Vernocchi which, thanks to their meticulous and tireless work in the vineyards and into the cellar, are able to satisfy the most exigent markets producing elegant and modern cru-wines. They do that maintaining a deep respect for the genuine and handmade way to make wine, typical of Romagna.