2010 Coronica Malvasia Istria
From the importer: "Moreno Coronica's Malvazija Istarska is considered a bench mark example of this indigenous variety. It represents almost 2/3rds of his entire production. Vinified in stainless steel with selected neutral yeast it spent approximately 6 months on the lees. The mild 2010 vintage produced a tighter more focused wine than usual. Freshly opened, it smells of peppery citrus and sea shells, bright but gentle with its typical note of salt. It is unbeatable with fresh grilled shellfish doused in Istrian olive oil. Enjoyed over the course of a few days it blossoms, becoming fuller, softer and more candied aromatically."