Castelvecchio Famiglia Terraneo produces this Castelvecchio Malvasia Carso , a white wine from the region of Carso made of malvasía grapes. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this white according to Drinks&Co users.
“Castelvecchio is a part of Carso area in the province of Gorizia (Sagrado city). The landscape is typical of the Carso region: arid and rocky soil with a reduced stratum of red sand, but rich in iron and lime-stone. The area is constantly ventilated and influenced by the near sea.”
“Specifications for Malvasia Carso DOC CastelVecchio are:
Style: still white wine
Classification: DOC Carso
Content: 0,75 l.
Variety: 100% Malvasia
Friuli Venezia Giulia
Soil characteristics: rocky and dry, with a light layer of red soil rich in iron and limestone
Harvest: by hand in the first ten days of September
Vinification: soft pressing and fermentation in stainless steel with selected yeasts and at a controlled temperature
Aging: sur lie in stainless steel until the spring following the harvest
Alcohol: 13% Vol.
The Malvasia Carso of Castelvecchio cellar is a still white wine, dry, which binds its origins to the production floor, the areas of Karst.
It is manufactured using white grapes from 100% Malvasia vines that, specifically, are found in the locality Castelnuovo, in the municipality of Sagrado. The plants prefer hilly or flat clay soils, provided that they are compact and with a good exposure to the sun. It is used for this grape DMR method, double-reasoned maturation, followed by a manual harvest with immediate selection of the best grapes. The fermentation takes place in large stainless steel tanks, carried out with careful temperature control. Finally follows a bottle aging before commissioning commercio.La winery Castelvecchio, a short distance from the Friuli coast, it is one of the most interesting wineries of the region.
The Malvasia Carso is presented to view as a wine with a beautiful straw color, with golden effects that remain with the exuberant glass maturation.
On the nose the smell is peculiar, with subtle mineral notes and varietal; They feel light hints of flowers and newly mown hay. On the palate it looks elegant, fresh, lively, and rightly so savory. One senses the fruit, followed by a slight bitter tinge, and in the distance you can appreciate a note almost imperceptible pepper.
A great combination with raw fish appetizers, with shellfish, pasta dishes, they are vegetables or seafood, or with risotto. Brilliant also with grilled fish or with fish in general, accompanied looks good with white meats and cheeses little seasoning.
The serving temperature varies between +10 ° C and +12 ° C, in a glass for light white wines. It can be left to rest in the cellar up to 5 years.”