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Malvasia Nera di Brindisi

Malvasia Nera di Brindisi is a dark-skinned grape variety primarily grown in the Puglia region of Italy. It is known for its intense aromas, deep flavor profile and well-balanced acidity.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Malvasia Nera di Brindisi grapes are dark-skinned with pinkish-red hue. The aromas are intense, with notes of red berries, plum, tobacco, and anise. On the palate, the wine has a deep, velvety texture with a well-balanced acidity.

Fresh Malvasia Nera di Brindisi grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Malvasia Nera di Brindisi is mainly grown in the Puglia region of Italy, and is a key component of the Salice Salentino DOC. It is also grown in small amounts in other regions of Italy, such as Toscana and Calabria. Malvasia Nera di Brindisi is a vigorous variety that prefers warm climates and well-drained soils. It is traditionally made into a full-bodied, tannic red wine with moderate alcohol levels. The variety is usually blended with other local grapes, such as Negroamaro, Aglianico, and Primitivo. It is late ripening and slightly aromatic. In the Puglia region, Malvasia Nera di Brindisi is made into a full-bodied, tannic red wine with moderate alcohol levels. The wine has intense aromas of red berries, plum, tobacco and anise, and a deep, velvety texture with a well-balanced acidity. In other regions, the variety can be made into a lighter, more aromatic red wine. Malvasia Nera di Brindisi pairs well with hearty dishes such as roast meats and vegetables, pasta dishes, and stews. The full-bodied and tannic structure of the wine also makes it a good match for hard cheeses.

Foods to pair with Malvasia Nera di Brindisi:

Fish
Light meat
Salad
Fun Fact about Malvasia Nera di Brindisi
Malvasia Nera di Brindisi has a long history in the Puglia region of Italy, where it has been grown for centuries. It is a cross between MAlvasia Bianca Lunga and Negroamaro.

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