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2015 Malvasia Bianca

$ 16.00

This wine is available only in half bottles (375ml)

A pleasantly surprising addition to the Brooklyn Winery wine list, our head winemaker Conor McCormack stumbled upon a planting of Malvasia while walking the vineyards. Enticed by the large clusters, he tasted a grape and was blown away by the intensity of flavor. Before even knowing which variety it was, he knew he wanted to make a skin contact ferment to draw out the intense floral and fruit characteristics resulting in this unusual but distinctive expression of the native Mediterranean grape variety.

Winemaker’s Tasting Notes:

Deep golden yellow hue, with strong notes of honeycomb, petrol, and elderflower. Highly viscous yet balanced, showing hints of hazelnut, juniper, and apricot with subtle tannins and a lush mouthfeel.

Additional Details

Batch: 222
Appellation: Madera, CA
Vintage: 2015
pH: 3.36
TA: 7.09 g/L
Alc: 14.5%
Yeast: BA11/BM45
Fermentation Vessel: Open Top T-Bin
Aging Vessel: Neutral Oak
Malolactic Fermentation: Yes
Cases produced: 100