Zavatti Selezione Malvasia IGT
Malvasia IGT Terre Aquilane
Grape Variety: 100% Malvasia di Candia
Sensory Profile: Appearing a pale straw-yellow, it offers up appealing, refined impressions of fruit and spring blossoms. It is elegant and full-flavoured in the mouth, and exhibits a finely-measured structure, supported by a lively vein of crisp acidity.
Food Pairing: It is ideal paired with antipasti, fish dishes and sushi, vegetable soups, and lighter meats.
Vinification: Gentle pressing of the clusters, cryomaceration on the skins to extract fruit aromas and varietal characteristics of the Malvasia grape, followed by static cold-settling of the must (at about 10°C), then controlled-temperature fermentation at 16–18°C and maturation in stainless steel.
Vineyard: The Vitare hill (300 metres’ elevation) in the commune of Vittorito.
Soil Profile: Medium-textured.
Training System: Vertical trellised to spurred cordon.
Vineyard Yield: 130-140 q/ha.
Harvest Period: End of September – first ten days of October.
Serving Temperature: 10-12°C (50/54 F).