Wine Details

Malvira Langhe Favorita DOC

“Favorita” is how the Vermentino grape is known in Piedmont and is most widely planted on the left bank of the Tanaro Rivero, in the Roero district. Elegant and aromatic, the Malvira Langhe Favorita is a vibrant and complex white wine expressing notes of citrus, white flowers, melon, peaches and lemon. The Favorita is brimming with bright, balanced acidity and a pleasant slightly bitter finish.

Region:

Producer:

Malvira

Varietal:

100% FAVORITA

Vineyard:

Saglietto, Trinita and Bossola vineyards, Canale, Trinita vineyard has southwest expsure and it is named after the small chapel nearby dedicated to Holy Trinity; Saglietto vineyard, acquired 15 years ago is facing south to southeast at the altitude of 200m above seal level

Yield:

50 hl/ha

Aging:

Aging in stainless steel tanks for 4-8 months

Alcohol content:

12.5%

Age of vines:

30-40 years

Production:

20,000 bottles

Soil:

Calcareous clay and sand

Average altitude:

300 m

Vinification:

Fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 7-10 days at approx. 18⁰C

Harvest:

Middle of September, hand-harvesting and hand de-stemming

First vintage:

1940

Cellar:

Malvira, Canale

Release:

Spring, 6 months after harvest