Prodigo Lazio IGP Rosso Syrah

£15.95

In stock

Style

Pepper, Red Fruit, Rich, Spicy, Vibrant

Grape

Syrah

Producer

Donato Giangirolami

Origin

Italy, Latium

Designation

IGP

ABV

14%

Vintage

2018

Size

75cl

Wine Production

Organic, Vegan

Deep ruby red with purple hues

Rich and deep, with notes of dried red flowers, spices, black pepper and aromatic herbs

Smooth, warm and concentrated, medium to full bodied with fresh and balsamic aromas

The organically grown Syrah “Prodigo” is a smooth, generous and intense red from Lazio, a wine vinified and aged in stainless steel tanks. It has a very expressive bouquet of dried red flowers, spices and black pepper it is medium to full bodied, and characterized by a good freshness.

Prodigo is good to drink now, but it can have a beautiful evolution resting in your cellar for 3 or 4 years

Donato Giangirolami

Donato has taken over the estate founded by his father Dante in 1956 and today his two daughters Laura and Federica are also involved in the family-run business. Bio since 1993 and grown to 80 hectares,  38 of which are cultivated as vineyard and the rest as orchard (kiwi).

The wines are produced in three vineyards, two within Castelli Romani Doc area and one located in Cori Doc area, all registered in the I.G.T. vineyard registry of Lazio. Red grape vines are cultivated in Borgo Montello (Le Ferriere), where the company’s cellar is also located, while almost all white grape vines are cultivated in Doganella di Ninfa, in Cori DOC area.   Should you fancy a trip to the area, a visit to the beautiful and world renowned Garden of Ninfa is an absolute must.

The production capacity per hectare is reduced thanks to the lack of any kind of forcing method.
The cellar is equipped with modern technology. All the tanks are in stainless steel with exchanger to control the temperature, fermenters aso in stainless steel with Bosio or submerged-cap method.
The press gently extracts the must (0.7 atm), it features a vacuum system and with the aid of inert gas (nitrogen), the grape marc is never in contact with air.

Their logo represents a wind pump, which as Laura explained, was part of the landscape as she grew up on the farm.  An affordable and necessary solution to the irrigation need of an area that may reach 37+ degrees centigrade in the summer.

http://www.donatogiangirolami.it/en_US/

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Rich and deep, with notes of dried red flowers, spices, black pepper and aromatic herbs.  Smooth, warm and concentrated, medium to full bodied with fresh and balsamic aromas