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Lazio

Italy
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Region Description

Lazio is a wine region located in central Italy, surrounding the city of Rome. It is known for producing a variety of wine styles, including white, red, and sparkling wines. The region has a long history of wine production, dating back to ancient Roman times.

Beautiful landscape of Lazio wine region

Grapes & Wine Styles

The main white grape varieties grown in Lazio are Malvasia and Trebbiano, which are used to produce crisp, refreshing white wines. The primary red grape varieties are Cesanese and Montepulciano, which are used to make full-bodied, flavorful red wines. Lazio also produces some sparkling wines using the Charmat method.

Notable Producers

The main white grape varieties grown in Lazio are Malvasia and Trebbiano, which are used to produce crisp, refreshing white wines. The primary red grape varieties are Cesanese and Montepulciano, which are used to make full-bodied, flavorful red wines. Lazio also produces some sparkling wines using the Charmat method.

Fun Fact about Lazio
Lazio, surrounding Rome, has a lesser-known but thriving winemaking scene. Its volcanic soils produce expressive wines, including the famous Frascati, while innovative winemakers are reviving ancient grape varieties, adding new depth to the region's wine culture.

Top Wines from Lazio

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Cotarella Montiano

Cotarella

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Cotarella Montiano is made from 100% Merlot from the region of Lazio in Central Italy. The vineyard soils are of volcanic origin, rich in stones, which give the wine a unique character. With aromas and flavors of ripe cherries, plums, blackberries and spice, the palate is rich and smooth, with a juicy, lingering finish. The tannins are well-integrated, giving the wine an elegant structure.
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$39.09
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Casale del Giglio Satrico Lazio Bianco

Casale del Giglio

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3.8
Casale del Giglio Satrico Lazio Bianco is a delightful white wine hailing from the Lazio region of Italy. Crafted by a renowned producer, this wine showcases the unique characteristics of the vineyard where it is grown. The vineyard features a diverse range of soils, including volcanic and clay, which contribute to the wine's complexity and depth of flavor. The winemaking process involves careful selection of the grapes and gentle pressing to preserve the wine's freshness. The resulting style is crisp and refreshing, with vibrant citrus notes and a hint of minerality. This wine is a perfect choice for those seeking a high-quality white wine with a distinct sense of place.
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Seafood
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$17.95
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Cotarella Sodale Merlot

Cotarella

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4.1
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4.0
Cotarella Sodale Merlot is a premium red wine produced by the renowned Italian winemaker, Riccardo Cotarella. The grapes are sourced from the finest vineyards in the Umbria region of Italy, known for its ideal climate and soil conditions for growing Merlot. The winemaking process involves careful selection of the grapes, followed by fermentation and aging in oak barrels to enhance the wine's complexity and depth. The resulting wine is a rich and full-bodied Merlot with notes of dark fruit, chocolate, and spice. It is a perfect choice for those who appreciate the elegance and sophistication of Italian wines.
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Vegetable
Pork
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Cheese
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$24.14
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Casale del Giglio Shiraz Lazio Rosso

Casale del Giglio

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3.9
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4.0
Casale del Giglio Shiraz Lazio Rosso is a captivating red wine that showcases the best of the Lazio region in Italy. Crafted by a renowned producer, the vineyard features a unique terroir, with its sandy soil and Mediterranean climate, which imparts distinct characteristics to the grapes. The winemaking process involves careful selection and fermentation, resulting in a wine that is rich, full-bodied, and velvety. With its deep red color and intense aromas of dark fruits and spices, this Shiraz offers a delightful balance of fruitiness and complexity. It is a perfect choice for those seeking a bold and elegant wine experience.
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$18.95
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Casale del Giglio Mater Matuta Lazio Rosso

Casale del Giglio

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4.2
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4.3
Casale del Giglio Mater Matuta Lazio Rosso is a captivating red wine that showcases the excellence of the Lazio region in Italy. Crafted by a renowned producer, this wine is a true gem. The vineyard where the grapes are grown boasts exceptional features, including ideal soil composition and optimal sun exposure. The winemaking process is meticulous, ensuring that only the finest grapes are selected and carefully fermented. The resulting wine is a testament to the artistry and passion of the winemaker, with its rich and complex flavor profile. With its elegant style and harmonious balance, Casale del Giglio Mater Matuta Lazio Rosso is a must-try for wine enthusiasts seeking a truly exceptional Italian red.
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