I Lauri Nora – Chardonnay Colline Pescaresi I.G.T.

A brilliant pale straw color. An enticing bouquet of ripe flower, lemon tropical fruit. The wine expresses white pulp fruit and wonderful minerality accompanied by a crispy acidity that lingers on the palate.

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Description

A brilliant pale straw color. An enticing bouquet of ripe flower, lemon tropical fruit. The wine expresses white pulp fruit and wonderful minerality accompanied by a crispy acidity that lingers on the palate.

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Specifications

SOIL
Stony, calcareous, structured, and drained.
GRAPE VARIETALS
100% Chardonnay
PAIRINGS
Superb with seafood platters or simply as a great aperitif wine to sip on a warm summer’s night.

The Producer

We named our estate, Ilauri, for the inhabitants of our village. Coming from a hilltop covered in bay trees, Loreto Aprutino, was originally called Lauretum, coming from the Latin term for laurel grove or bay tree.

We are proud of our sustainable artisanal approach to native and acquired varietals. 

Our definition of an artisanal identity is that of a philosophy in producing wine and its intrinsic quality. It is not a question of how many bottles one produces or which varietal one plants but the authenticity and pleasure it displays in one’s glass.

Such a definition and the search for our identity has prompted us to avidly seek different goldilocks zones in the Tavo Valley and to plant non-indigenous noble varietals alongside our focus on native ones. Terroir can be fully comprehended only after understanding one’s estate-vineyards’ ripening process and their interaction with an evolving local climate.

True resistance to homogenous production can only be truly pursued with open-mindedness, creativity, and active listening.

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Awards

IWSC Silver 2014, Bronze 2016
IWC Bronze 2014
Sakura Women’s Gold Award 2017