Designation: Castel del Monte rosso DOP.
Grape Variety: prized red berry grapes of Castel del Monte DOC Area and Nero di Troia.
Altitude: 250 mt a.s.l.
Viticultural Area: Puglia, Castel del Monte DOC area, Murgia hills in the territory of Minervino Murge.
Soil: calcareous and deep tufaceous.
Growing Method: vertical shoot positioning (VSP), cordon spur.
Vineyards Age: 22 years.
Density: 4500 plants/ha.
Yield per hectare: 11,00 T/ha.
Vinification Process: fermentation in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature, with a post-fermentation maceration for 15 days.
Maturation: 6 months in stainless steel tanks on the fine lees, 10 months in slavonian barriques and afterwards in the bottle.
Wine Notes: Cosmatesco is a polyhedric wine with intense ruby red shades. Montepulciano grapes are protagonist. Its sofness has been enhanced and made complex during maturation in slavonian barriques for more than 10 months.
Color: pleasant ruby red with purple reflections.
Nose: intense with red fruits scent.
Taste: fruity, softness and harmonious on the palate with a slightly tannic finale.
Food Match: it can be combined with roast, pasta with savory sauces, soups of rural tradition and spicy cheeses.
Serving T°: 18°-20°C. Suggested to open one hour before drinking and serve in plain red wine glasses.
Alcohol: 13,50% vol.
Analytical Data: ph: 3.64, Total acidity: 5,30 g/l Residual Sugar: 1,9 g/l – SO2 total: 90 mg/l