Malvasia di Schierano

Malvasia di Schierano is a dark skinned Italian wine grape variety primarily found in the Piedmont region.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Malvasia di Schierano is a black coloured grape variety that offers delicate floral aromas. On the palate, the wines have a balanced acidity with hints of berry fruits and spice.

Fresh Malvasia di Schierano grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Malvasia di Schierano is mainly grown in the Piedmont region in Italy, where it is used for making still, dry or sweet or sparkling red wines. Malvasia di Schierano is early to mid ripening and is usually harvested late September. It has quite good resistance to powdery mildew and botrytis bunch rot but has low tolerance of downy mildew and is prone to leafhoppers. It has good frost resistance. The wines made from Malvasia di Schierano are usually fresh and light-bodied. The wines produced in Piedmont are particularly noteworthy, as they can be exceptionally complex and aromatic. Malvasia di Schierano pairs well with chicken dishes and light cheeses. The wines are also well suited for aperitifs, as their light body and delicate aromas make them ideal for sipping before a meal.

Foods to pair with Malvasia di Schierano:

Light meat
Fun Fact about Malvasia di Schierano
Malvasia di Schierano is genetically very close to Muskat of Alexandria.

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