TYPOLOGYVenezia Giulia IGT
PRODUCTION AREASan Michele karst ( Gorizia )
SOIL TYPECalcareous plateau with red soil rich in iron
VINEYARD AGE20 years old
WINEMAKINGFermentation in steel with indigenous yeasts, seventy-five days of maceration on the skins.
TRAINING SYSTEMGuyot - Simonit method
COLOURFull, golden yellow.
PERFUMEThe nose opens on notes mainly of well-ripened, candied fruit, dried apricot, a hint of citrus and Mediterranean aromas of dried herbs and wild flowers.
PAIRINGSBlue and mature cheeses paired with honey and mustards. Walnut tarts.
TASTEThe palate is rich and generous, aromas of vanilla characterise the fine finish.
NOTESMalvasia Cadenza D'Inganno of Castello di Rubbia is a wine made from botrytised Istrian Malvasia, seventy per cent of which is raisin. Harvesting is late and takes place after drying on the vine with grapes attacked by noble rot. Fermentation is in steel with indigenous yeasts, and maceration on the skins lasts seventy-five days. The wine thus obtained matures for four years in used Slavonian oak barriques and then refines in the bottle for two years before being put on the market.
AGEINGFour years in used Slavonian oak barriques and 24 months in bottle.