The origins of the Istrian variety of Malvasia, in the Friuli Venezia Giulia wine region, date back to the Republic of Venice in the 13th century. The name of the vine derives from the ancient port of Monemvasia on the Greek Peloponnese Peninsula, whose literal meaning is “single entrance”.
bright straw-yellow in colour, tending to golden. Its extremely varietal bouquet is unmistakable, with aromas of citrus and hay, and spicy and savoury notes.
On the palate, it presents a fragrant entry, with a succession of lively and mineral notes typical of the grape. Its peculiarity is its unmistakable freshness, sapidity and underlying simplicity.
perfect as an aperitif, it pairs well with fish- based dishes, such as seafood pasta and risotto, shellfish and raw specialities.
VINE TRAINING SYSTEM:
VINES PER HECTARE:
Fermentation for 15 days at a controlled temperature.
On fine-grained lees for 5 months
In the bottle for a further 2 months