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Vignalibus

Vignalibus


VIGNALIBUS

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

Alcohol content:  14.00 % - 750 ml
Temperature of service:  18°C
Grapes:  Cesanese "Autochthonous" 100%

Production area

Olevano's vineyards, up the hills South of Rome
Altitude:  500 metres a.s.l.
Location:  Hill

Soil type

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

Training system

Guyot

Grapevine planting density

Cesanese 5,000 vines/hectare

Wine-making

Period of harvest:  middle of October
Grape clusters are softly destemmed and treated. The fermentation is carried out with skin maceration at controlled temperature, with frequent and soft pumpovers for about three weeks, in order to extract color and aroma. Follows the storage inside steel tanks for eight months during which period malolactic fermentation can take place. Bottle aging for 4/6 months.

Descriptions

Colour:  the wine shows an intense cherry red color.
Perfume:  complex, gracefully flowery, reveals a strong aroma, cherry and other red berry fruits, forest fuits and spices, sensation.
Flavour:  concentrated and rich, with sweet and thick tannins, lasting, lingering aftertaste.

Combinations

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