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Lot 20, 2016

By Le Coste

  • Region: Lazio
  • Country: Italy
  • Colour: Red
  • Grape Varieties: Grechetto
  • Soil type: Volcanic
  • Vessel type: Wood - Other (e.g. acacia, cherry etc.), Other
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • No added sulphites.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Total Sulphites: 0 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:Alcohol: 13% Bottle size:75cl Average age of vines:40 years Grechetto Rosso, the ancient local strain of Sangiovese, from a single vineyard. The grapes are destemmed and spend three weeks on skins in cuve, followed by a year resting in chestnut casks and two years in bottle before release. This is a wine so typical of the area, a unique expression of Sangiovese that is both mineral and fine.

About Le Coste

Lazio, Italy Fruit of a passionate interest in wine and the desire to revalue a magnificent territory, Le Coste Vineyard began in February 2004 with the purchase of three hectares of abandoned land known as 'Le Coste', which had once been a garden of vines and olives.