Faustina: powerful, full-bodied and opulent

versatile and lively – like Villa Caviciana

IGT Lazio Rosso

Faustina is an elegant red wine that excites the palate while its subtle acidity provides a surprising touch of lightness. Aged in the best barrels of Villa Caviciana, it has harmonious body with a mature tannic structure that is in a class of its own.

Grape varieties Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot
Vineyards Two vineyards in the township of Gradoli, at an altitude of 400 to 450 metres
Vinification Varietal fermentation for approx. 14 days in a steel tank at a controlled temperature (27° bis 30° C)
Maturation Separated by grape varieties for 12 months in barrique barrels of French oak, blending at the end of maturation
Tasting notes Concentrated nose with complex fruit, in the style of a cool Bolgheri, subtle spicy structure in the mouth with fine-grained tannins and an intense effect on the palate, subtle toasty aromas with dark berry extract sweetness in the finish
Goes withEntrecôte steak, hearty meat patés, game
AwardsGold (93 PAR points) at the International Organic Wine Award 2018
NameThe lover described in Goethe’s Roman Elegies is called Faustina.