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MALVAZIJA

As Rebula, which was more or less neglected variety in the history, Malvasia is more and more popular. Wine of superior quality is made of if because it is very extract and mineral. The fact is that it prevails in Istria but our marl ground is the reason for its typical minerality and intensive aroma.

VINEYARD: Pročno.
AGE OF VINEYARD: 3–6 years

VINIFICATION

At full ripeness organically produced grapes are harvested by hand, then sent through a vertical destalker. Maceration 24 hours without yeast added and without temperature control. After pressing wine is held in inox vessels where it is kept for a few hours in order to calm down. Then it is transported into used 400 l acacia barrels where spontaneous fermentation (with own yeasts) starts.

RIPENING

Wine ripens in acacia barrels for approximately 8 to 10 months. Then it is decanted and filled in bottles without filtration. Bottling is carried out without additional sulphur.

WINE DESCRIPTION

Malvasia is golden yellow colour, its typical smell of flowers is given by the wood of a barrel. We can also smell herbs like basilica, thyme and ripe tropical fruit. Wine is full, mineral, harmonious and has an elegant taste after being drunk.

Temperature of serving: from 10 to 12 °C
Volume: 0.75 L