A wide bouquet that ranges between fruits (plums,marasca cherries, blackberries) and spices (vanilla,chocolate,liquorice).
Garnet red with ruby highlights.
Costamagna Barolo Bricco Francesco Riserva is full-bodied with smooth and elegant tannins. Long aftertaste with a pleasant recall to the perfumes. Maceration for 3 weeks at 26°C. Aging for 36 months in 30 Hl Slavonian oak casks and 24 months in bottle.
The grapes are coming from a 40 years old single vineyard located in the sub zone of Rocche dell’Annunziata in La Morra. Bricco Francesco is a hill top of 1,70 Ha – this is the highest and best exposed part of the area. Yields per hectare is 35 Hl/Ha – 1 Kg per vine. This Barolo is named after the founder’s name, Francesco Costamagna, great grandfather of today’s owners.
Excellent with braised and roasted red meat, game, truffle based dishes and aged cheese.