Name - From the founder’s name, Francesco Costamagna, great grandfather of today’s owners
Grape - Nebbiolo 100%
Vineyards - A single vineyard located in the highest portion of the subzone “Rocche dell’Annunziata” in La Morra.
Soil type - Marly soils (known as “Marne di Sant’Agata”) with layers of clay.
Density of plants - 4,800 vines/Ha
Winemaking - Maceration for 25 days at 26°C | 79°F
Aging - 24 months in oak barrels
Longevity - From 15 to 25 years
Tasting notes - Intense garnet red colour. It has a fullbodied and expansive aroma that includes wilt roses, violet, ovverripe fruits in jam, pomgranate, apricots, white peach stone, dates and rose together with balsamic and spices hints. The taste impresses with its great structure tempered by the elegance and the softness of the tannins.
It has a fresh, long and lingering finish
Food pairings -
Italy: Capriolo ai mirtilli con alloro e rosmarino arrosto
UK: Beef Bourgignon USA: Slow Cooked pulled pork
Americas: Roasted Asado de Tira (rib strip)
Asia: Char Siu (roasted pork with sweet BBQ sauce)
Serving temperature - 18°C | 64°F
Size - Bottle 0.75 l in wooden case of 6 bottles – Magnum 1.5 l in wooden case – Jéroboam 3 l in wooden case.