Coronica Malvasia 2012

Coronica, Istria (Croatia)
White (13.8%)
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The new 2013 vintage will be available at the beginning of September.

The history of the indigenous variety Malvazija Istarska dates back to possibly before the Venetians. Over 30 types are grown around the Mediterranean. Moreno Coronica’s Malvazija is considered a benchmark example of this indigenous version. It represents almost 75% of his entire production. Peppery citrus, sea shells and bright without being overshadowed by acid alone. In lieu of Garrigue, Croatians champion ‘Freškina’ (sent of the sea) - imagine the sun beating down on rocks covered in seaweed. Enjoyed over the course of a long meal and served too chilled, this flavor blossoms in the 2012. Think dining seaside in Istria. Pair with grilled prawns, fish pot-au-feu, and anything pickled and briny soaking in oil and fresh herbs.

88 Points Wine Enthusiast Magazine:: Salt air, lemon pith and lemon blossom lead in this 100% Malvasia Istriana. A wave of citrus and pronounced juicy grapefruit flavors refreshes the mid-palate. The finish is zesty and lively.

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