It represents at best the characteristics of pure Malvasia Bianca, distinguished by inebriating fruitiness combined with bubbles. A gallant companion suited to all courses.
Grape variety: Malvasia Bianca 100%
Vineyards location: Sammichele Of Bari and Brondisi, Apulia – Italy
Soil characteristics: limestone and clay on hills
Training system: espalier
Yields per plant: 1 kg
Planting year: 2,000
Harvest: handpicked in the second half of September, after careful selection
Vinification: : de-stemming and soft pressing is carried out at a controlled temperature, with natural fermentation in an autoclave using the Charmat method
Ageing: refined in bottles for a few months
Annual production: about 35,000 bottles
Serving temperature: 8 ° C
Colour: bright straw yellow with golden hues punctuated by fine, regular and long lasting bubbles.
Bouquet: fine and delicate, distinctly fruity with hints of apricot and a sweet aftertaste of tropical fruit, accompanied by whispers of wisteria
Palate: fleshy, full-bodied, pleasantly fresh revealing the minerality from the stony soils of the Murgia hills, with a lengthy, fragrantly fruity taste supported by a prolonged aroma
Food pairings: rice with potatoes and mussels, fried tagliolino pasta cooked slowly in broth with onion, basil and ricotta, rice and chicken with curry.
Cellaring: to drink when still young
Alcohol content: 11.5%
Best Award: GALA ‘sparkling white IGT Puglia Quality verified in the ‘Best Italian Wines Yearbook’ in 2010 by Luca Maroni