Malvasia Istriana

Classification:

IGT Venezia Giulia

Variety:

100% Malvasia Istriana

Vine training system:

Guyot

Soil:

pebbly limestone rich in iron oxides

Harvest:

beginning of September

Method of harvesting:

by machine

Winemaking:

maceration on the skins, fermentation in stainless steel tanks under a controlled temperature of 18°C for per 10-12 days

Ageing:

in stainless steel tanks for 6 months with “battonage”

Description and food pairing:

the nose reveals notes of apricot and peach with a lovely fragrance of herbs. Fine accompaniment to hors d’oeuvres, fish based risottos, shellfish and “noble” fish dishes.