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Miklus Malvasiatext
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Miklus Malvasia 2016

Friuli-Venezia Giulia, ItalyPouring a glowing dark peach / amber hue, this natural pinot gris comes from the hills of Collio, and its layered marl and sandstone soils, known as ponca. This was was native fermented on skins in wooden barrels, before ageing in large oak for 24 months. A glowing golden hue, this opens with fragrant orange blossoms, honeysuckle, marmalade on a full, heady palate. The 15.5% alcohol is balanced off by brisk acidity, leading this viscous wine to a lengthy finish. Powerful and potent.Tasted: 17 December 2020Tasted by: Treve RingPrices: ON 59.95 consignment Producer: DragaDistributors: Le Sommelier Inc.
Grape: Malvasia Istriana