Malvasia of Candia takes its name from Monemvasia, Greek port of Candia Island (Crete) from which it arrives. A wine with a big history. that begins to spread from 1200, when the first traces of transport of "vinum de malvasias" are found, in particular Malvasia del Lazio is recognized since 1888. 

It’s one of the oldest vines cultivated in Europe and especially in Italy. It is a vine of great quality and aromatic strength, that enjoys an important rediscovery, especially for pure vinification like that chosen by SanVitis, which gives elegance and character.

Straw yellow color.
Malvasia is elegant and delicate both on the nose and on the palate. It has a complex aromatic bouquet with a lot of aromas of orange, cedar, lemon, fruity, apricot and floral notes. Its peculiarity is the unmistakable freshness, its sapidity and the simplicity. A harmonious and lively wine, great with raw and cooked fish.

 

DENOMINATION: Malvasia IGT Lazio

VARIETY: Malvasia 100%

PRODUCTION AREA: Vineyards located in the hilly area of the Roman Castles, that descends to the sea. Altitude 180 m / s. Vineyards are bred and treated with natu- ral systems and non-intensive farming, in accordance with the original organoleptic characteristics of the grape.

GRAPES HARVEST: First week of September

VINIFICATION: Selected grapes are processed in full respect of their characteristics: light maceration with whole clusters, pressing and fermentation at low temperatures. Malolactic turning naturally. 8 months refinement in steel tanks.

TASTE NOTES: Straw yellow color. Malvasia is elegant and delicate both on the nose and on the palate. It has a complex aromatic bouquet with a lot of aromas of orange, cedar, lemon, fruity, apricot and floral notes. Its peculiarity is the unmistakable freshness, its sapidity and the simplic- ity. A harmonious and lively wine, great with raw and cooked fish.

ALCOHOL CONTENT: 12.0%

SERVING TEMPERATURE: 8°C

Sanvitis, Malvasia Lazio IGT, 2017

SKU: 13620_2017
£19.93Price
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