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Producer: Umberto CesariGrape Varieties: 80% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon & 10% MerlotOptimum Drinking: Within 6 yearsWine Style: Smooth velvety red - a favourite at tastings!Alcohol by Volume: 13%Closure: ScrewcapCountry: Italian
For Umberto Cesari, producing good wine is a family tradition with deep roots in this area of Romagna. It is here that Umberto and his wife Giuliana chose to start their company in 1965 by buying 20 hectares of land in the hills between 200 and 800 metres above sea level which extend from the Via Emilia towards the Apennine Mountains and the border of Tuscany. Since then, he has continually expanded and increased the quality of his wines. Today the Company owns 90 hectares divided into distinct vineyards; La Casetta, Parolino, Cà Grande and Laurento.
Umberto Cesari's exclusive and innovative MOMA project promises a toast to the art world . It pays homage to Bologna-born Giorgio Morandi, one of the most important Italian artists of the 20th century. A new label, dedicated to a contemporary artist, will be chosen by a panel of experts every 3 years.
Grapes: 80% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon & 10% Merlot
Soil: Clay rich and medium mixture soil
Age of Vines: 15 years
Vinification: In vertical stainless steel temperature controlled tanks with submerged cap.
Ageing: 6 months in Italian oak barrels followed by 3 months in bottle prior to release.
Colour: Deep ruby red
Serve: Serve at room temperature to accompany pasta dishes, poultry and red meats
Taste: Intense aromas of soft fruits and raspberries; smooth and velvety in the mouth.
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