Res Dei (Cirò Bianco)

Ippolito_Res_Dei_page_ID.jpgWinery: Cantine Ippolito
Ciro' Marina (Crotone), Italy
Appellation: Cirò Bianco
Designation: DOC

Site: Sandy-limey flats near the Ionian Sea, very close to sea level, often flooded in the winter.

Grapes: 100% Greco Bianco - a different Greco from that found in Greco di Tufo.

Fermentation and Aging: Stainless steel.

Notes: The name “Res Dei” is a nod to historical records which claimed that Greco was “a thing of the gods”. The wine has a beautiful floral aspect, abundant richness on the pallet, and wonderful texture.