MALVASIA I.G.T. (Semi-sparkling)
MUNICIPALITY AND PRODUCTION AREA
The hamlet of Poggiolo di Montù Beccaria, in the Oltrepò Pavese area in Lombardy (Italy)
LOCATION AND EXPOSURE OF THE VINEYARDS
At the winery, the “Guastona” vineyard, with a total surface area of about 1 hectare, facing southeast and the “Brughera” vineyard, with a total surface area of about 1 hectare, facing southeast.
PLANTING DENSITY AND VINE TRAINING SYSTEM
Guyot, with an average planting density of
about 3.000 vines/hectare.
GRAPE BLEND AND HARVEST PERIOD
Traditional harvest by hand during the first ten days of September.
VINIFICATION AND BOTTLING
Strictly in white with soft pressing of the grapes and fermentation in small thermo-conditioned steel tanks, the wine obtained is filtered, stopping the fermentation and then a rigorous temperature control.
Bottling starting from the month of December following the harvest.
SENSORY TEST AND TECHNICAL NOTES
A sweet, aromatic and lively wine with a golden-yellow colour, an ample fruity fragrance and a fresh and decidedly sweet flavour. Alcohol content: 6,00/6,50% by vol – Acidity: 6.00-6.50 g/l
A traditional dessert wine which goes well with pastries and cakes in general, but it can also be drunk on its own. Serving temperature: 10-12°C