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Maddalena: charming, a scent of roses and seductive
versatile and lively – like Villa Caviciana
IGT Lazio Rosso
With Maddalena the Aleatico grape is the star. Clear and ripe with a brilliant ruby red, this dessert wine makes its mark with a fantastic interplay of acidity, fruitiness and subtle sweetness. A versatile companion to round off a good meal.
A vineyard in the township of Gradoli, altitude between 500 and 550 metres.
Drying the grapes on the vine for approx. 15 days; fermentation of 6–7 days in a steel tank at a controlled temperature (24° bis 26°C).
Maturation in a steel tank for 12 months, followed by a year of bottle ageing.
Intense, strong bouquet with fresh aromatic notes and a slight scent of roses, clear, ripe and fruity, elegant and balanced in the mouth, the complex tannins give it a pleasantly dry finish
Desserts and cheese
Excellent (four stars) at the Wines from Italy 2015 tasting competition of the gourmet magazine Selection, Prize-winner at The WineHunter Award 2018 (Rosso)
Goethe describes his lover in the Roman Elegies, whom he called Faustina. Her real name was Maddalena.