Hauner Malvasia delle Lipari “Passito” DOC
95% Malvasia and 5% Corinto Nero. Hauner Malvasia delle Lipari “Passito” DOC is amber in color with a nose reminiscent of dried figs, dates, ripe apricots, honey and sweet spice. The palate is velvety and complex, with a delicate sweetness on the finish.
“At Hauner we believe that, given the amazing soils, unique landscapes, and fantastic grapes of the Aeolian Islands, we are honor-bound to create wines worthy of such fruit.”
Grapes: 95% Malvasia and 5% Corinto Nero
Vineyards: From vineyards on the islands of Salina and Vulcano
Altitude: 1,310 feet above sea level
Soil: Volcanic soil
Vine Training: Espalier
Vine Age: 25 years
Time of Harvest: Late harvested
Vine Density: 2,430 vines per acre
Total Production: 20,000 bottles
Vinification Process: The grapes are dried on cannizzi mats or racks (the traditional “cannizzi” take their name from the canne or reeds used to make the mats) for 15 to 20 days. After the grapes undergo temperature-controlled fermentation followed by maceration on the skins.
Aging Process: The wine ages in stainless steel prior to six months of bottle aging.
Alcohol Content: 13.00%
Winemaker: Fabrizio Zardini
Cellaring: Up to 10 years