Kabola Malvazija Amfora

The Malvazija Amphora is made in amphorae in combination with oak barrels and bottle aging. It is a unique white wine with enormous storage potential.

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The Malvazija Amfora is the showpiece of the eco-certified winery Kabola. The wine is made according to an ancient process of winemaking in clay amphorae in combination with oak barrels and aging in the bottle. It is a unique white wine with enormous aging potential.

Winery: Kabola
Region: Istria
Variety: Istarska Malvazija
Vintage: 2015
Volume: 0.75 l
Taste: This wine has a beautiful straw yellow color with a golden shine. It is crystal clear and full of flavor. The bouquet opens with notes of quince compote, followed by dry fern, star anise, vanilla and spices. This wine is dry, partly warm and soft, while retaining a beautiful freshness, mild tannins, excellent minerality and a full body. It is a wonderfully balanced wine with an intense taste and a long finish. Harmonious and tasty with notes of butter, ripe peach and bitter almond in the aftertaste.
Serve with: It is a very gastronomic wine that truly goes with everything from a culinary point of view because it is so unimaginably aromatic. But, as winemaker Marino Markezic himself says: “you don't have to eat anything with the wine, you can just eat the wine itself”. But if there really is something to be mentioned, then the combination with a fried scorpion fish is an amazing recommendation.
Serving temperature: 12-14 degrees Celsius
Alcohol percentage: 13.5%
Vinification: The grapes are unpressed in earthenware amphorae of 2.20 meters deep that are buried in the ground behind the winery. The peel therefore goes along during the fermentation in the amphorae. Then the wine is put into large barrels made of used oak for a year. Finally, the wine ages for another year in the bottle.
Extra information: Malvazija Amfora is a super culinary white wine that is best served in a Burgundy glass.
Because it is a wine of very high quality, it is also ideal for aging. This is quite unique for a white wine.

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