Cesanese Superiore "Silene", Damiano Ciolli 2021

Damiano Ciolli


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The Ciolli family own the 5 hectares vineyards since at least 4 generations. Indeed, long before Damiano, his grandfather, then his father used to sell the ensuing wine in bulk to the capital. When he took charge of the winery in 2001, Damiano straightaway focused on quality, persuaded, as he was that the Cesanese variety could yield very fine wines.

The appearance of the wine is ruby red with garnet hues, the nose has pleasant fruity aromas of red small berries, dried roses and herbs. The palate is crisp and lean with notes of wild herbs and aromatic spices, nicely balanced with good tannins that blend perfectly with a mineral hint.

Producer  Damiano Ciolli

Origin Olevano Romano, Lazio, Italy

Grapes Cesanese

Vintage 2021

Alcohol  13% ABV

Style Light bodided natural red 

Bottle size 750ml

Winemaking  Manual harvested, destemmed fruits. Fermented with indigenous yeast in stainless steel tanks for about 8 days. Matured in stainless steel tanks for 1 year and a further 6 months in bottle. Undergoes malolactic fermentation. No filtration, no fining

Notes Organic, Natural