Sangiovese di Romagna Superiore

 

Sangiovese di Romagna Superiore comes from vineyards that are on the hills of Coriano, in province of Rimini, and are run in the biodynamic way. This method is born around the Twenties of the Twentieth century and is based on the anthroposophy of Rudolf Steiner, in contrast to the use of chemical substances in agriculture. Biodynamic method supports the use of manure, topsoil and preparation for biological and not polluting compost. Today is also approved a certification for this method, granted by the Demeter association.

Sangiovese di Romagna Superiore is produced mainly with Sangiovese grapes , but sometimes are used also others, for a maximum of 15%.

Treatment: grapes are vinified with the peels macerated for about twenty-one days, with frequent “pumping over” (the must is “turned over, by taking some of it from the base and “pumping it over” the surface, so that colour, tannin and peels substances are extracted faster). After that, the wine is refined first for a year in barrique and in then bottle.

Description: the colour is light ruby red and at the smell one can feel currants, raspberries and plums, with scents of leather and licorice. Taste is fresh and elegant, with tannin nor too strong or too light.

Complement: it matches well with the typical dishes of the region, dishes with ragu, risotto, fresh and aged cheeses, red meats and game.