The Iuzzolini family is noted among the Cirotan families and lineages of the sixteenth century, in particular its distant descendant can be traced back to Luigi Juzzolini born in 1514; also in the seventeenth century there are many illustrious personalities including in notaries Carlo Juzzolini born in 1698. In the eighteenth century to buy the letter I instead of J. Many rich families of Cirò were born in 1500 going to constitute solid assets and among these the ancient Iuzzolini family. In 2005, some members of the Iuzzolini family began processing the grapes by adopting a modern and equipped cellar, thus realizing a dream handed down over time. The wine we offer is a wine that is vinified in the province of Crotone in the locality of "Motta". It is vinified through de-stemming, soft pressing and yield of 60% of the grapes in free-run must. It has a straw yellow color with greenish reflections, a floral scent and a full and pleasantly fruity flavor. We recommend consuming it with fish first courses.
Classification: Typical Geographic Indication Calabria.
Grapes: Greco bianco and Chardonnay.
Production area: Calabria, eastern center in the province of Crotone, in the Carfizzi area of “Motta”.
Soil: clayey, calcareous.
Altitude: from 200 to 300 meters above sea level
Training system: espalier with a density of 5600 plants per hectare.
Climate: Mediterranean, with mild winters and hot, dry summers.
Harvest: manual last week of September.
Yield per hectare of grapes: 60-70 quintals
Vinification: destemming, soft pressing, yield of 60% free-run must on the grapes.
Aging: in steel the white Greco and two months in barriques the Chardonnay.
Aging: one month in the bottle at a controlled temperature.
Tasting: Color - straw yellow with light greenish reflections.
Bouquet - floral, complex and soft with slight notes of dried apricot and exotic fruit.
Taste - full and pleasantly fruity. Alcohol content: 12.5% by vol.
Food pairing: it is enhanced with first courses of fish, shellfish and seafood. Serving temperature: 8-10 ° C.