VINITALY – Verona, April 9th/12th 2017 - Hall 7 Stand A2
TYPE OF WINE: White, sweet, Malvasia.
PRODUCER: Fernando Pighin & Figli S. Agr. a R .L
GRAPE VARIETIES: Monovarietal Istrian Malvasia.
ZONE OF PRODUCTION: Hillside, 160 - 180 metres above sea level, southwest exposure, town of Spessa di Capriva (GO), Italy.
SOIL: Typical of the Collio zone, called “ponca”, made up of marly rocks consisting of very crumbly mineral elements with good water retention.
TRAINING SYSTEM: Guyot with 4,000 vines per hectare, short pruning which results in low yields and a high concentration of quality.
YIELD PER HECTARE: 40 quintals of grapes per hectare.
VINIFICATION: The grapes, harvested by hand late in the ripening period, have been delicately selected cluster by cluster and raisined for approximately 20 days in a special room. Subsequent vinification without the skins through soft crushing , which takes place in horizontal bladder presses.
MUST TO FRUIT RATIO: 45%
FERMENTATION: 100% in small, temperature controlled stainless steel containers at the controlled temperature of +18° to +24° C.
AGEING: Stored in the cellar in stainless steel vats at a constant temperature of +12° C, stabilised in refrigeration rooms until bottling.
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13,50% by vol.
BOTTLE FORMAT: 0.500 L
COLOUR: Vivid straw yellow.
BOUQUET: Mouth-filling , intense and persistent with hints of cream, yellow peach and notes of honey.
TASTE: Similar to the red, balanced with a persistent fruity aroma.
PAIRING: It is known as a sipping wine, excellent with fois gras, gorgonzola served with honey, pear or fig jam, also pleasing with almond tea biscuits.
SERVE: At the temperature of +14° C to +15° C. Uncork half an hour before serving.
CONSUMPTION AND AGEING POTENTIAL: If stored in the proper conditions, its personality remains unchanged for many years.