IGT Lazio Cesanese
One of the best known native grape varietals of Lazio, it finds
its best expression on the Breccia hill for its clayey soil and
Manual harvesting of the grapes at full ripeness and
fermentation in steel tanks with daily pumping over and a
long maceration between 15 and 20 days depending on the
In small cement tanks for 15 months with natural stabilization
due to weather and cold winters, followed by light filtration.
It has a garnet red color typical of the Cesanese with a
beautiful brightness. The nose is inviting and clean,
characterized by small red fruits, cherry and raspberry,
followed by a delicate floral bouquet of rose. In the mouth it
enters soft and enveloping with a silky, non-invasive tannin.
The structure accompanies the sip with balance to a clean
finish and fruity hints of cherry under spirits.
Served slightly fresh at 16°C, it accompanies meat-based
dishes such as baked lasagne, tagliatelle alla bolognese, meat
sauce and not too mature cheeses, but you can also dare on a
Luciana style octopus.
Produced and bottled at source by:
TORRE IN PIETRA LEPRIGNANA S.S.
Fiumicino (RM) – Italy