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 propose has a salmon pink color with cherry reflections. What characterizes this wine is the particular vinification that takes place in the following way: destemming, short cold maceration with the skins, soft pressing, yield in free-run must 60% on the grapes, followed by fermentation at a controlled temperature. The maturation of this particular wine takes place for a period of two months in new French barriques. It has a very delicate and sweet scent and a harmonious and soft flavor. It goes easily with appetizers, first and second courses of fish, white meats.
Classification: Typical Geographic Indication Calabria.
Grapes: Gaglioppo and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Production area: Calabria, eastern center in the province of Crotone, in the Carfizzi area of “Motta”.
Soil: mixed type, with a certain percentage of active limestone.
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 end of October. Yield per hectare of grapes: 80 - 90 quintals
Vinification: destemming, short cold maceration with the skins, soft pressing, yield in free-run must 60% on the grapes, followed by fermentation at a controlled temperature.
Aging: passage of three months in new French oak barriques.
Aging: two months in the bottle at a controlled temperature.
Tasting: Color - salmon pink with cherry reflections.
Bouquet - delicate, floral with hints of flowers and spices. Taste - soft, harmonious, lively and lively.
Alcoholic degree: 13% by vol.
Gastronomic coupling: it goes easily with rich appetizers, first and second courses based on fish, white meats. Serving temperature: 13 ° C.