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Cesanese D.O.C. of Olevano Romano Reserve Autochthonous

Alcohol content:  14.50 % - 750 ml
Temperature of service:  18°C
Grapes:  Cesanese "Autochthonous" 100%

Production area

Olevano's vineyards, up the hills South of Rome
Altitude:  500 mt. a.s.l.
Location:  Hill
Year of implantation:  1940

Soil type

Medium-textured and relatively loose soil with high porosity and drainage.

Training system


Grapevine planting density

Cesanese 4,000 stocks/hectare


Period of harvest:  middle of October
Obtained with destemming and fermentation of the sprayed pileus skins at controlled temperatures, with frequent pumpovers for about one mounth. Follows the storage inside steel tanks for four months during which period malolactic fermentation can take place. Aged in barriques for approximately 14 months. Bottle aging, in thermo-conditioned rooms, for 6 months.


Colour:  ruby red, deeply intence.
Perfume:  refined, complex with violet and vanilla nuance, black barries and tobacco.
Flavour:  full-bodied, rich, smooth with sweet tannins, lasting, lingering aftertaste. Good end.


It nicely matches with spicy dishes, roasts and aged cheese.