Costera DOC wine
PLACE OF ORIGIN
Costera estate in the countryside of Siurgus Donigala, ‘Sarais e Sisini’ area, 220 metres above sea level.
Limestone, clayey elements, medium mixture tending to loose, small and medium-sized pebbles.
Cannonau, Carignano, Bovale.
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By hand, in the early morning.
Fermentation - maceration at controlled temperature of 28-30 °C for about 10- 12 days. Malolactic fermentation in concrete glass-lined tanks and development in small oak casks for 8-10 months. Brief refining in the bottle.
Colour: Intense ruby red with garnet tinges.
Nose: Intensely vinous, typical of Cannonau.
Palate: warm, well-rounded, well structured and excellently balanced.
Constant temperature 18 °C, humidity 75%, controlled light, horizontal bottle.
Medium sized goblet, temperature 16-18 °C.
First courses with tasty condiments, roast suckling pig and lamb, Sardinian pecorino cheese, medium or long matured.
ROBERT PARKER: Costera 2010: 90p.
GUIDA ORO, VINI DI VERONELLI: Costera 2010: 3 stelle
WINE ENTHUSIAST: Costera 2011: 88p.
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