Domaine Illaria is a six hectare (15 acre) domaine is located in the village and appellation of Irouléguy. More specific, the estate is 7 miles from the Spanish border in France's Basque region.
This area of France is a land of mixed agriculture, where raising sheep or growing peaches and apples is as prevalent as cultivating vines. Vineyards lie on the lower slopes of the mountains, planted at between 200 and 480 metres. The soils consist of limestone, clay, red sandstone, slate, and gravel.
Domaine Illaria farms organically on steep terraced vineyards, and makes only three cuvees- one white and two red.
Made from the mixture of Hondarrabi zuri and beltza, it eboca the ancestral ruby- colored Txakoli that was made on the shores of the Cantabrian Sea. A fresh and casual...