Category: Lazio

Casale del Giglio Cesanese IGT 2018 and Matidia Cesanese IGT 2017

Casale del Giglio and the Indigenous Cesanese Grape

 mywinepal  August 25, 2020

Have you tried any Italian wines made with the Cesanese grape?  Probably not, but Casale del Giglio from the Lazio region of Italy is trying to bring this red grape some recognition. Cesanese is a low yield, late-ripening variety which lends itself to late harvesting. Each cluster is small, sparse and elongated, the berries oval and medium-sized. Their harvest does…