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.

Grape varieties Aleatico
Vineyards A vineyard in the township of Gradoli, altitude between 500 and 550 metres.
Vinification 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 Maturation in a steel tank for 12 months, followed by a year of bottle ageing.
Tasting notes 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
Goes withDesserts and cheese
AwardsExcellent (four stars) at the Wines from Italy 2015 tasting competition of the gourmet magazine Selection, Prize-winner at The WineHunter Award 2018 (Rosso)
NameGoethe describes his lover in the Roman Elegies, whom he called Faustina. Her real name was Maddalena.