Our white grapes become this orange wine with the intense and pleasant frangrance of Candia Aromathic Malvasia that perfectly suits tasty dishes
Appellation: white wine
Description: orange wine, intensly aromathic, slightly tannic, salty. Suitable for middle-long ageing.
Matching: it goes well with tasty first courses without tomato, excellent with carbonara and saffron risotto. Ideal with shrimps and prawns shaded with the same wine, excellent pairing with smoked raw fish dishes (sword or tuna), important fish cooked in the oven, blue fish, omelettes with vegetables, white meat roasts and spicy white meat like chicken with curry , rabbit at the East and oriental cuisine in general. Excellent with fatty meats such as lard and bacon.
Service: we suggest serving the wine at 15 °, pouring slowly: it may contain a slight residue.
Grapes: Malvasia aromatica di Candia 40%, Ortrugo (40%), other white grapes (20%). Medium vineyard age: 50 years.
Vintage: in our territory the 2018 vintage was characterized by abundant winter and spring rains, high summer temperatures and a very balanced climate in the period before the harvest.
In the vineyard: the vineyards are run according to the principles of organic farming, the treatments are carried out only and exclusively when needed.
Harvest: manual in 18 kg boxes, September 9th to 15th.
Vinification: Manual sorting of the bunches before crushing, spontaneous fermentation in open vat outside the cellar without any addition. 22 days maceration with frequent punching down. Racking when fermentation was complete. No decanting. Manual bottling in light Bordeaux without added sulphites. Closure with Nomacorc.
Alcohol: 12% vol.
Total sulfur: 10 mg / l