Italy Wine Reviews & Ratings

De Rubro 2015 – Tenuta Cobellis

Written by Piero Pardini

Credits: Tenuta Cobellis – Campania – Italy

Wine: De Rubro
Variety composition: 100% Aglianico.
Alcoholic strength: 16% vol.
Vintage: 2015.
Classification: Paestum Passito Rosso PGI (Protected Geographical Indication).
Cultivated: Vallo della Lucania.
Exposure: Vigna dei Russi South – West.
Soils: clayey loam with a slight presence of skeleton.
Training system: low spurred cordon.
Harvest: the grapes are harvested by hand at the end of October and left to dry in dry and well-ventilated rooms on racks.
Vinification: as soon as the right degree of drying is reached, the grapes are softly destemmed and macerated for at least 3 weeks before racking.
Aging: the wine is aged in barriques.
Recommended temperature: 14°-16°C.

© Tenuta Cobellis

© Tenuta Cobellis

Tasting Notes
Clear, intense ruby red color, almost impenetrable, consistent.
On the nose the sample is quite complex, with floral and fruity scents: withered red flowers, red berry fruit jam and notes of dried figs.
To the taste, the sip is warm, soft, never cloying, persistent and very intense, with hints of ripe fruit as an aftertaste.
It is recommended in combination with Florentine flatbread, ideal as a meditation wine.

Rating
4 Lupetti


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Azienda Agricola Tenuta Cobellis
Localita’ Prevetelupo (S.P. 433)
84078 Vallo Della Lucania, (SA)
Phone +39 0974 78955
E-mail: cantinecobellis@virgilio.it
Website: www.tenutacobellis.com

About the author

Piero Pardini

Founder and editor-in-chief of "The Wolf Post".
Freelance Journalist.
Wine critic and Sommelier.

He has also written about sports and technology for some specialized magazines.
Co-author of the essay "Gianni Clerici - The writer, the poet the journalist", Le Lettere, Firenze.

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