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Cantine Ciolli

Red wine 2016 Cesanese di Olevano Romano DOC "Cirsium", Latium, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14.5%
Price: 24.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Variety: Cesanese.
Registration number : #CDC-L01/18

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 10 November, 2019
DOC area (also Olevano Romano) for red wine in the Italian region of Latium. The zone includes the entire municipality of Olevano Romano and a part of the municipality of Genazzano in the province of Roma. The wine is made from Cesanese with the two varieties Cesanese di Affile and Cesanese Comune (to the. 90%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 10%). It is aged in secco, amabile and dolce. There is also a sweet Frizzante, a more alcoholic Superiore and a longer matured Riserva. Two other Cesanese areas are Cesanese del Piglio (DOCG) and Cesanese di Affile (DOC).
The red grape variety comes from Italy. Synonyms are Bonvino Nero, Cesanese Comune, Cesanese di Affile, Cesanese Nostrano, Nero Ferrigno, Sanguinella and Uva di Affile. According to an unverifiable hypothesis it is said to descend from the ancient variety Alveola. The variety was mentioned by the Italian agronomist Giovanni Soderini (1526-1596) under the name of Cesenese, which was cultivated around Florence in Tuscany and in Lazio around Acerbi. The name is probably derived from the municipality of Cesano south of Rome. There are the two varieties Cesanese Comune (Bonvino Nero) and the smaller berry Cesanese di Affile,...
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