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Corte alla Luna

Corte alla Luna


CORTE ALLA LUNA

Cesanese D.O.C. of Olevano Romano Autochthonous

Alcohol content:  13.00 % - 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.
Exposure:  South - South/West

Soil type

Medium-textured and relatively loose soil with adequate porosity and drainage

Training system

Spurred Cordon

Grapevine planting density

Cesanese 4,000 vines/hectare

Wine-making

Period of harvest:  the first ten days of October.
Grape clusters are destemmed and treated. The fermentation is carried out with skin maceration at controlled temperature, with frequent pumpovers and delestage, in order to extract color and aroma. Follows the storage inside inox steel tanks for six months during which period malolactic fermentation can take place. After a three-month aging in the bottle, the product can be finally put on the market.

Descriptions

Colour:  the wine shows an intense cherry red color with purplish nuance.
Perfume:  complex, gracefully flowery, reveals a strong aroma, raspberry and other red berry fruits sensations.
Flavour:  harmonic, soft, with sweet tannins, lasting, lingering aftertaste.

Combinations

This wine perfectly matches with traditional Italian dishes, in particular red meat, main courses and medium matured cheese.