Casale del Giglio was founded in 1967 by Dr. Berardino Santarelli, a native of Amatrice, and is located in the Pontine Marshes in Le Ferriere, municipality of Aprilia, in the province of Latina, about 50 km south of Rome.
This territory, represented, compared to other areas of Lazio and other Italian regions, an environment to be explored from the wine standpoint.
For this reason in 1985 he gave life to the research and development project "Casale del Giglio", authorized by the Department of Agriculture of the Lazio Region.
still working together on this initiative Professor Attilio Scienza, the Institute of Arboreal Cultivation, University of Milan, Prof. Angelo Costacurta, Experimental Institute for Viticulture in Conegliano (Treviso) and Prof. Fulvio Mattivi of Edmund Foundation Mach - Research and Innovation Centre of the Istituto Agrario San Michele Provincial (Trento), from which the oenologist, Paolo Tiefenthaler.
The wine cultivation models that have inspired this research are those practiced in Bordeaux, Australia and California, which are territories exposed to the influence of the coast, exactly as the Pontine Marshes, which benefits from the influence of the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Casale del Giglio pictures