"Illivio" DOC

Livio Felluga

Pronunciation
EEE LEAVE-eee-oh
Year
Current
Type
White
Winery
Livio Felluga
Region
Friuli
Oenologist
Filippo Felluga and Stefano Chioccioli (consultant)

Overview

Illivio was created by Livio Felluga’s children, who dedicated the wine to him for his 85th birthday. Literally this means the Livio. The wine reflects the personality of the family's "Patriarch", uniting strength with elegance. Such skillful handling of this grape results in a fantastic and important white wine that reflects the great structure of the varietal combined with characteristics imparted by their particular soils and terroir.

Wine Notes

Grape Variety
Pinot Bianco, Chardonnay and Picolit
Vinification
Grapes from manual harvest are gently pressed and vinified initially in temp controlled stainless steel.
Aging
After fermentation, it is left on lees in small French oak casks for 10 mos.
Alcohol
13.50%
| Appearance
Intense golden yellow.
| Aroma
Elegant, ample, complex, sweet fruit and fresh spices; mineral note integrated into hints of candied citrus, pineapple, acacia blossom, thyme and sage
| Taste
Extensive, rich, balanced acidity, excellent structure which expresses and integrates the lingering aftertaste; fruity, spicy and mineral flavours.
| Serving Suggestions
A particularly good match for fish, risottos and cheeses.

"Illivio" DOC

Suggested Retail:
$56.00
CSPC#:
712032
Available Sizes:
750ml
Bottles Per Case:
6