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Friuli native grape. In numerous of the "Malvasia" family that cultivated in Friuli is the Istrian Malvasia whose origins appear to come from the Peloponnese. In Istria, and in particular in the areas of Rovinj and Porec, the first traces of cultivation of Malvasia date back to 1300. From here the vine has spread up to the Carso and Gorizia and in the valleys of Friuli. Today it is cultivated throughout the hills of Friuli, in the grave and along the coast. Colour: pale yellow, variable intensity. Bouquet: pleasant, characteristic, reminiscent of apricot and peach. Palate: Dry, round, harmonious, properly alcoholic, thirst-quenching. Serving suggestions: Excellent as an aperitif wine and light appetizers. It also fits with pasta dishes and soups based on vegetables and fish. Serving temperature: 10-12 ° C.