Colli Piacentini passito Aromatic Malvasia di Candia dop 2013 Organic Wine
Grapes: Aromatic Malvasia of Candia
Historical grape from 35 years old vineyards, located at 350 meters above the sea level on the Ongina river, that provides the misty air on autumn mornings and the conditions at the end of the growing season for noble mildew to be created.
Type of soils: Medium mixture. The vineyard is situated at 350 meters above sea level in the geological Piacentian Reserve
Density of plants/hectare:
3,500 Vineyards age 35 years old
Harvest: The grapes are manually picked up between the end of November and the beginning of December.
Yield per hectare: 7 hl/ha
Vinification: Over-ripened grapes and soft pressing.
Aging: 12 months in French oak barriques.
Alcohol 13.50 % vol. – 500 ml Total acidity 5.9 g/l
Colour: Late harvest botrytized wine shows intense yellow gold hue, with shades of amber.
Nose: Nose with intense flavors of yellow dried fruits, apricot in particular, followed by notes of saffron, dried fig, toasted almond, marzipan.
Taste: Long with good acidity, sweetness and good persistence. This wine finishes with hints of smoke.
Food pairings: The suggested food pairings are with cookies and pastry, with soft cheeses and gorgonzola.
Serving at: 16-18º C
Awards: 2015 Bellavita Expo London and 2015 Bellavita Expo Amsterdam