Nino Costa 2015 Roero DOCG

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Description

Founded by the Costa family in 1851, this 17 acre estate lies on a hilltop overlooking the village of Montá, in the heart of the Roero region of Piedmont. Winemaker Alessandro Costa cultivates the primary varieties of the Roero primarily Nebbiolo. All of the vineyards at the Costa estate are located within 1 mile from the newly built facility, an important factor in preserving the health of the grapes during harvest. They have adopted organic methods, using natural fertilizers, and no herbicides.The 100% Nebbiolo grapes fro this wine come from 100 year old vines planted in the prestigious Roero cru of Medic at 900 feet above sea level. Soils are calcareous and rich in clay, and the exposure is South and South-East. Fermentation is in stainless steel, macerated on skins for 13 days. The wine aged for a minimum of 30 months in 40% non-toasted tonneaux, 40% barrique, and 20% in 1500 liter oak. Then aged six months in bottle prior to release.This wine is dry and elegant with a bright ru…

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