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Principe Pallavicini
Syrah Lazio IGT
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Principe Pallavicini dedicates 35 acres of its Cerveteri property to the cultivation of red varietals. This Syrah is crafted from young vineyards that have been planted after 1995. 

Careful selection takes place during manual harvest in late September. The selected grapes are transported to the winery in refrigerated trucks in order to preserve the fruit’s bright aromas. Vinification then takes place using a special strain of yeast that the Pallavicini family developed with the assistance of the University of Milan and the University of Bologna.


Owner: Pallavicini Family
Website: www.vinipallavicini.it
Winemaker: Carlo Ferrini
Type: Red wine
Varietals: 100% Syrah

Vineyard Location: Montetosto in the Maremma district
Orientation: South west - South east
Elevation: 330 ft
Vines Planted: 1997-2003
Trellising: Guyot
Vines/Acre: 2,430-2,830
Yield/Acre: 24-28 ql
Soil: Medium calcareous soil rich in stones

Vinification
Temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel with delestage;on the skins for ten days

Aging Process
6 months in French tonneaux followed by a few months of bottle refinement

Tasting Notes
Color: Deep ruby red
Bouquet: Spicy with notes of tobacco and cacao
Flavor: Warm, soft and velvety
Pairings: Suitable for most cuisines; pairs well with braised meat, salumi and aged cheeses

Alcohol Content: 13%
Serving Temperature: 62°F
Production: 50,000 bottles