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Malvasia and Corinto Nero grapes, grown on the volcanic soil of the island of Salina and sun-dried on cane mats, produce this harmonious wine, rich in Mediterranean suggestions tasting of sun and wind

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MALVASIA DELLE LIPARI

D.O.C.

Production Area

Malfa, island of Salina, archipelago of the Aeolian Islands

Grape Variety

Malvasia di Lipari and Corinto Nero

Type

Raising wine

Classification

Malvasia delle Lipari D.O.C. (designation of controlled origin)

Soil

Volcanic origin, good presence of sand

Altitude

Coastal area, less than 50 metres above sea level

Vineyard

High-trained and grown on traditional terraces with a high density (more than 6,000 plants/hectare)

Climate

Insular, dry and hot, with mild, rainy winters

Harvest

By hand, advanced ripening, normally after the 20th of September

Vinification

After the grapes are picked, they are laid on the ground on fruit-drying racks made of reeds to dry for about 20 days in the sun. The raisins, rich in sugars, are pressed, left shortly on the skins and then originate the must, which is left to ferment slowly at controlled temperature until the fermentation stops naturally

Ageing

At least 5 months in 225-liter fine oak barrels. At least 3 months in bottle

Tasting Note

Colour: intense golden colour with copper highlights

Bouquet: wide and rich of unique scents of honey and Mediterrean herbs like rosemary and oregano

Flavour: sweet, full and smooth, well-structured, pleasantly aromatic with sharp scents of the Mediterranean maquis, raisins and dried apricots

Alcohol Content

13,5 % - 14,0% vol

Sugar Content

140 g/l

Serving Temperature

As aperitif 12° - 14° C. As dessert wine and as meditation wine 16° - 18° C

Recommended With

Interesting the match with blue cheeses and with goose liver. Matches well with pastries, chocolate desserts and ice-creams. Excellent meditation wine

Storage

Cool (13° - 15° C.) place, not moist, away from direct light

Life

Passito that can be kept for several years

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Malvasia delle Lipari, Florio

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Malvasia and Corinto Nero grapes, grown on the volcanic soil of the island of Salina and sun-dried on cane mats, produce this harmonious wine, rich in Mediterranean suggestions tasting of sun and wind

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