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 vinified in a completely traditional way with maceration for 8-12 days. Maturation takes place in steel for 5 months with a short passage in barriques. Refinement lasts 2 months in the bottle at a controlled temperature. It has a bright red color, a delicate, intense, straight and pleasant aroma and a warm, full, balanced and persistent flavor. It is an excellent wine with all dishes, ideal with red meats and medium-aged cheeses.
Classification: Controlled Designation of Origin.
Grape variety: Gaglioppo.
Production area: Calabria, eastern center in the province of Crotone, in Cirò Marina, in the “Timpa Bianca” area.
Soil: white clay.
Altitude: from 50 to 100 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: traditional fermentation with maceration for 8-12 days.
Drawing off and soft pressing.
Aging: in steel with a short passage in barriques.
Aging: two months in the bottle at a controlled temperature.
Tasting: Color - lively ruby red. Perfume - delicate, intense, straight and pleasant.
Taste - warm, full, pleasantly vinous, balanced, savory and persistent. Alcoholic degree: 13% by vol.
Food pairing: excellent with all dishes, ideal for red meats, game and medium-aged cheeses.
Serving temperature: 17-18 ° C.