Sparkling wine Illuminati Brut Millesimato DOC, Metodo Classico 2006
The wine is straw-yellow color.
The wine has an unusually fresh, elegant palate with mineral foundation - a thin and discreet, with a great structure, good length and acidity. The wine has a very stable foam.
The wine has a rich, lasting fragrance.
Wine is good as an aperitif, and is the perfect accompaniment throughout the meal. Perfect with seafood, very harmoniously combined with oysters.
Region located in the north of the Abruzzo region, between the Adriatic and the Apennines, famous for very good natural conditions and climate, making for a long time to grow grapes here.
Known remarkable story, according to which after the battle on Lake Trasimeno, Hannibal the Great discovered near Controguerra place where the wine was produced, which has healing properties, it is a wine helped strengthen the forces of his troops.
It was here in the second half of the 19th century lived a passionate winemaker Nicolas Illuminati, who in 1890 began to grow grapes, and founded his own winery, called Fattoria Nico.
Nicola instilled a love of winemaking to his grandson Dino (Dino Illuminati), which today continues the tradition of producing fine wine, using tricks of the trade of his famous grandfather and advanced winemaking technology, which he led the family company to the next level. In a perfect fusion of traditional and modern methods are born unique wine, each bottle of which - trading.
Vineyards stretch of 150 acres of soil consists of clay, sand and impurities siliceous rocks. Carried out work in the vineyards have significantly improved properties of traditional varieties, which allowed to obtain valuable and rare wine.
Dino Illuminati has repeatedly won awards and titles: "Winemaker of the Year" award «Gran Canal», the national "Oscar", recognizing him as one of the best winemakers in Italy. Today, the company's outstanding wines are known all over the world, they are suitable for feasts, and for the collection of Italian wine connoisseurs.