Illirio is named after a characteristic hill of the Cori area: clayey grounds, finely structured; excellent sun exposure positively combined with a good temperature range given by the fresh winds descending from the Lepini mountains.
The grounds, the climate and a careful vinification yield a harmonic and lightly fruity wine.
Bellone 50%, Malvasia del Lazio 30%, Greco 20%
Soft pressing and destemming; cold maceration with the skins for 24 hours; white fermentation at controlled temperature (15°C) for 10 days; no malolactic fermentation.
In stainless steel tanks for 6 months; refining in bottle for 6 month; to be drunk young in order to taste its characteristics at their best.
Alcohol content: 13 % vol.
Brilliant straw yellow; fruity and fragrant nose; intense and mineral palate, harmonic and persistent.
Perfect with delicate pasta dishes, vegetables, and fish.
Serving temperature 10°C
2014 1 bicchiere Vini d'italia Gambero Rosso 2016
2014 4 grappoli Bibenda 2016
2013 nomination 3 bicchieri Vini d'italia Gambero Rosso
2012 2 bicchieri Vini d'italia Gambero Rosso
2012 3 grappoli Bibenda 2014
2011 1 bicchiere Vini d'italia Gambero Rosso