Grape Variety: Malvasia.
Vine Training and Planting Density per ha: Espalier with 3,500 plants.
Vineyards age: 15-20 years.
Yield per ha: 7 – 8 t.
Vineyards Altitude: 400 – 450 meters a. s. l.
Production Area: North-eastern part of the Basilicata Region.
Vintage period: End of September, beginning of October
Harvesting Method: Selection of the grapes, picked by hand, in 12-15 kg boxes during the first hours of the day and immediate transportation to the winery.
Vinification: Crushing, stalk removal and pressing of the grapes, fermentation of the must in French Oak vats at controlled temperature from 15° to 18° C.
Bottling and Packaging: AG green Bordolese type bottle, 9 kilo cases of 6 x 75cl bottles.
Organoleptic characteristics and technical comments: The optimal maturation of the grapes, together with an optimum soundness of the same, and an attentive vinification contributed to the production of a quality elegant wine.
It presents a light straw yellow colour, a fruity bouquet with some spicy, fresh, intense and persistent notes, capable of expressing our volcanicTerroir at its best.
Food pairing and serving temperature: Ideal with seafood dishes, risottos, peasant soups, white meats and fresh cheeses. To be served at 10° – 12° C.