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Rosso del Lazio IGP ‘Fontanapiana’

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Tasting Notes

‘Fontanapiana’ is red in color with purple hues. There are aromas of raspberry, spices, and leather on the nose. The palate is fruity and well balanced. This is a versatile wine that is easily adaptable to a variety of dishes ranging from risotto, to chicken, game, and medium-aged cheeses.

Winery

Solonio

Region

Lazio

Varietal

100% Montepulciano

Location of Vineyards

Lanuvio

Altitude

150 meters above sea level

Soil

Volcanic

Type of Cultivation

Guyot

Vinification

The grapes are de-stemmed and undergo soft pressing and then a 6-day maceration process on the skins at controlled temperatures. The must is removed, softly pressed, and then micro-oxygenation of the wine takes place.

Aging

It is refined for 3 months in steel tanks and 3 months in oak barrels.

Alcohol Content

13%

Oenologist

Donato Lanati (consultant)