Letizia: berrylike, elegant and full of finesse

versatile and lively – like Villa Caviciana

IGT Lazio Rosso

Letizia is a typical Bordeaux blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon and shows lots of strength and pedigree. With its subtle sweetness, the wine remains typically Italian with richness and creaminess.

Grape varieties Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot
Vineyards Vineyard in the township of Gradoli, altitude between 500 and 550 metres
Vinification Separate varietal fermentation for approx. 14 days in a steel tank at a controlled temperature (24° bis 28°C)
Maturation Separately by grape varieties, 12 months in a barrique (mainly French oak), assemblage at the end of the maturation process
Tasting notes Spicy fruity nose, dense body in the mouth, a very tight-knit palate with plenty of powerful full flavour, interplay of sweet dark berry extract and fine acidity in the finish
Goes withDark meat, venison, stews
AwardsGold (93 PAR points) at the International Organic Wine Award 2018, Prize-winner at The WineHunter Award 2018 (Rosso)
NameIn his work The Baths of Lucca, Heinrich Heine created the character of the courtesan Letizia, who runs a charming bordello.