Palazzo Tronconi Fra Diaure, Frusinate Lecinaro Rosato IGP

Fra Diavolo (lit. Brother Devil; 7 April 1771–11 November 1806), is the popular name given to Michele Pezza, a famous guerrilla leader who resisted the French occupation of Naples, proving an “inspirational practitioner of popular insurrection.” Intense perfume of dried plums and citrus fruits. Full-bodied, harmonious and balanced, great texture. Persistent.

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Description

Fra Diavolo (lit. Brother Devil; 7 April 1771–11 November 1806), is the popular name given to Michele Pezza, a famous guerrilla leader who resisted the French occupation of Naples, proving an “inspirational practitioner of popular insurrection.” Intense perfume of dried plums and citrus fruits. Full-bodied, harmonious and balanced, great texture. Persistent.

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Specifications

ALCOHOL
12%

COUNTRY AND REGION
Italy/Lazio

SOIL
Clay limestone

CERTIFIED BIODYNAMIC

GRAPE VARIETALS
Lecinaro

VINIFICATION
Vinification follows the dictates of biodynamic agriculture, ie spontaneous alcoholic and malolactic fermentations with indigenous yeasts, no stabilizing, no clarification or filtration.

AGING
6 months in concrete tanks.

COLOR
Light cherry.

The Producer

Welcome to Palazzo Tronconi, here on the outskirts of Rome, in present-day Ciociaria, the ancient arcese vines are cultivated which made our countryside famous throughout the Kingdom of Naples:  the Lecinaro and the Black Ulivello , the Pampanaro , the Capolongo and the Maturano white , in addition to Malvasia Puntinata , Moscato di Terracina and Syrah.  They are cultivated in balance between heaven and earth according to the dictates of biodynamic agriculture.

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