GRAY MALVASIA GRAPE VARIETY (reintroduced in 2012 in the Catalog of National Vines such as Malvasia Moscata)
INVIDIA It is an ancient vine whose origins are lost in the mists of time. It was imported into Italy by the Venetians in the 13th century, from a small Greek town of the Peloponnese, Monemvasia, from which it took the name of Malvasia. References to the grape are already found in the XIV, and in Itala Benedetto Croce mentions it in 1800 defining it as Malvasia Nostrale and saying: “it makes the long and thick grape, with long grains: it is good to eat, and to make wine, which succeeds sweet, and the taste of grapes “; while in the nineteenth-century ampelographic texts this vine is called white Malvasia from Piedmont.
This rare aromatic white berry vine is present only in Piedmont and above all in the Monferrato area of Casale (in particular in Lu Monferrato), the experts indicate it as a candidate to enter the ranks of the most prized native whites.
The color is straw yellow, the nose shows evolved fruity and floral aromas, clean, intense and enveloping, reminiscent of yellow peach, hawthorn and elderberry.
On the palate it is slightly aromatic, with a good structure, balanced and persistent.
Oxygenation time: 1 minute making it rotate in the glass.
Thanks to its rare organoleptic virtues, it is a wine that goes well with both land and sea dishes, oysters in particular, also excellent as an aperitif.
SERVE FRESH AT: 12 ° – 14 ° C.
For the 2016 vintage, 2,800 bottles were bottled.