Variety: Malvasia, Chardonnay
Soil type: Eocene flysch, marl and sandstone
Location: Labor, Sečovlje
Grape harvest: by hand, middle August
Winemaking: Temperature-controlled fermentation at 14 - 16°C according to the white wine production technology, and secondary fermentation according to the Charmat method in pressurised tanks. Aging on lees »Sur lie« for 4 months minimum.
Aging potential: up to 3 years
Colour: Lemon yellow colour with light green reflections. Intense sparkle and plenty of bubbles rising in fine beads.
Aroma: Citrus aroma, white fruit and green apple accompanied with pleasant marcipan and hazelnut aromas.
Taste: Lively acidity and plenty of fruitiness makes this wine harmonic with light creamy aftertaste. Malvazija gives to this wine almond aftertaste.
Food and wine pairing recommendation: A fantastic aperitif. Best enjoyed with oysters, cold fish starters, tender chees, salmon, fried calamari, grilled scampi, asian food and prosciutto.
Opportunities: Celebration, Romantic dinner, Gift, Socializing
Serving temperature: 6–8 °C