Principato Di Lucedio Rogue Rice 500 G
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East of'Turin'in the fertile Po River Valley (home to Grana Padano, too!) is the 12th'century estate of Principato di Lucedio. Monks introduced and developed the process of cultivating rice here in the 15th'century. Using water from local rivers, the monks created canals that flooded the fields and protected the rice during peak growing times. The estate had numerous owners over the years and the cultivation of rice continued.' Most recently, in 1937, Count Paolo Cavalli d'Olivola bought the estate.' His daughter, Contessa Rosetta Clara Cavalli d'Olivola currently oversees production at Lucedio with her son Paolo.'