COSTE DELLA SESIA ROSSO ‘ORBELLO’
VINEYARD: 5 Ha., 30+ year old vines, spurred cordon training-system, density up to 4.500 vines per Ha. South-East exposure. Thin superficial layer of iron-rich red clay. The mother-rock is a mix pink porphyry and red granite. A blend of Croatina, Barbera and Cabernet Franc.
WINEMAKING: Grapes are handpicked the first week of October and fermented in stainless steel vats at controlled temperature with ambient yeasts. The wine ages for 1 year in small Slavonia oak casks (30 Hl) and matures for one more year in the bottle at the cellar prior to release.
||Coste della Sesia Rosso Doc|
|Barbera 50%, Nebbiolo 25%, Cabenet Franc 20%, Vespolina 5%|
||Red / Dry|
|VINEYARD||1 Ha., 30 year old vines, Guyot training-system, density up to 4.500 vines per Ha. South-West exposure.|
||Topsoil is ferrous clay. The bedrock is a compact formation of pink porphyry intermixed with red schist.|
||Gambero Rosso quality/price winner|
|WINEMAKING||Croatina, Barbera, Nebbiolo and Cabernet Franc grapes are hand-picked the last week of September and the first week of October. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel vats at controlled temperature with ambient yeasts. The wine ages for one year in small Slavonia oak casks (20 Hl.) and matures for six more months in bottle at the cellar prior to release.|