Zavatti Selezione Malvasia IGT

Malvasia IGT Terre Aquilane

Type: White

Alcohol: 13%

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).