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The Lazio region's reputation is mainly based on its white wines, the mainstays being Trebbiano and Malvasia di Candia. Traditionally these wines were fat, rounded, abboccato and made for immediate consumption. Today the styles are lighter, drier and crisper thanks to modern vinification methods. However they are still designed for drinking young, characterized by their sharpness, high acidity and a lightness that makes them an ideal accompaniment to the local cuisine – they cut through the heaviness of these dishes, such as porchetta (pork roasted with herbs) and abbacchio (young lamb). Although its red wines are not as high profile, they are beginning to make a name for themselves, especially those made from Sangiovese, Cesanese, Montepulciano, Merlot and Nero Buono di Coro. Also of note are Canaiolo and Ciliegiolo; in total, there are more than 200 grape varieties in the area.

Lazio is home to roughly 30 DOC titles, representing a fine collection of wines in which three white DOCs stand out: Castelli Romani (the most important), Frascati (the more renowned and traditional) and Est! Est!! Est!!! di Montefiascone (lesser known on international markets). Other DOCs that have made a name for themselves are Orvieto (shared with Lazio's northeastern neighbor, Umbria) and Marino. A rare find also comes from around the Lago di Bolsena lake in the form of Aleatico di Gradoli, a sweet red which can also be transformed into a liquoroso.

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Frascati Superiore Secco, Gran Picco, 2009

Light and flavoursome dry white


Frascati Superiore Secco, Gran Picco is a most popular wine, light in body and pale gold in colour, crisp on the palate with a fine bouquet and delicate aroma with a pleasant aftertaste,

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750ml £8.79

Principe Pallavicini, Frascati 2018


Principe Pallavicini Frascati is light straw-yellow in colour with green-golden reflections. The nose has very delicate aromas of citrus fruit and orange blossom. On the palate, it is dry with refreshing acidity.

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750ml £11.86

Principe Pallavicini, "Rubillo" Cesanese 2017


Principe Pallavicini \"Rubillo\" Cesanese is ruby red in colour, with excellent intensity and violet hints. On the nose, there are perfumes of ripe red fruits and spice. On the palate, it is ripe and rounded, with spiced blackberry characters.

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750ml £12.79

Principe Pallavicini, Malvasia Puntinata Roma 2018


Principe Pallavicini Malvasia Puntinata Roma is bright straw-yellow in colour. On the nose, it has elegant and fresh aromas with soft hints of apricot and peach. On the palate, it is soft with round fruity notes, and a mineral character on the finish.

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750ml £14.73

Montiano Rosso Lazio, Falesco, Montefiascone, 1997


Montiano Rosso Lazio, Falesco, Montefiascone, A highly acclaimed wine from Merlot with extraordinary concentration.

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750ml £43.89