2017 Malvasia Bianca

2017 Malvasia Bianca



Elderflower and Citrus Blossoms, Tropical Fruit. Crisp and Fresh Juicy Peach.
65% Rhumb Line + 35% Sand-Reckoner Vineyards, Cochise County


Double Gold, AZ Republic Wine Competition


Viticulture + Winemaking

Our estate Malvasia was planted in 2006 to the Italian piemonte clone.  In 2013, our neighbors at Rhumb Line Vineyard planted a Malvasia block from our vine cuttings, own rooted.  The 2017 vintage is a blend of the two vineyards.  The Malvasia was harvested on August 15 at 23 brix.  The whole clusters were foot crushed and soaked on the skins for 16 hours before pressing.  Barrel fermented in older oak barrels and aged on the lees for 10 months.  13.3% abv

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