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 red wine produced in the province of Crotone in the "Niballo" area. This wine is characterized by the particular vinification: 50% carbonic maceration and 50% cryomaceration, racking and soft pressing. The maturation is carried out in steel containers for a period of 3 months and the refinement for a month in the bottle at a controlled temperature. It has a bright red color with violet reflections, a fruity and floral scent and has a fresh, lively and soft flavor.
Classification: Typical Geographic Indication Calabria.
Grape variety: Gaglioppo.
Production area: Calabria, eastern center in the province of Crotone, in Carfizzi, “Niballo” area. Soil: white clay.
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 first week of October.
Yield per hectare of grapes: 60-70 quintals
Vinification: 50% carbonic maceration and 50% cryomaceration, racking and soft pressing.
Aging: in steel for three months.
Aging: one month in the bottle at a controlled temperature.
Tasting: Color - bright ruby red with violet reflections.
Bouquet - fruity and floral.
Taste - fresh, lively and soft. Alcohol content: 12.5% by vol.
Food pairing: excellent served cold on fish, cheeses and exotic fruit. Serving temperature: 8-10 ° C.