2016 La Belle Malvasia Lunaria Biodynamic, Cantina Orsogna, Abruzzo, Italy
This impressive Malvasia comes from the Abruzzo region of Italy. Pale gold in colour with a nose of ripe stone fruits and fresh flowers. The palate is soft and ripe with notes of nectarine, peach, orange zest and candied lemon peel. The oppulent flavours are balanced perfectly by a fresh acidity and a long, fruity finish.
14% ABV. Suitable for Vegans and Vegetarians.
Serve with pasta dishes or medium cured cheese with salami.
Cantina Orsogna is an award-winning Abruzzo cooperative specialising in native grapes of the region such as Montepluciano d`Abruzzo, Cococciola and Pecorino. Orsogna are committed to the biodynamic principles by which they make their wine and have many certified Demeter biodynamic wines. Under the brand Lunaria, they support the activities of the WWF soslupo campaign to protect native wolves in Abruzzo and Calabria. The campaign includes a petition banning the killing of the wolves and a series of actions on anti-poaching, management of stray dogs and dedicated monitoring of the species in the two regions.