Malverina is a late-ripening Czech hybrid Malverina is a disease-resistant Czech hybrid recently bred for its aromatic whites. It has a pink berry colour and is a Rakisch × Merlan hybrid, with Rakisch being a VILLARD BLANC × FRÜHROTER VELTLINER hybrid.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Malverina is a pink-skinned grape variety. The wines are aromatic, relatively full-bodied with high acidity, with lots of cherry, strawberries, fruit drops aromas. As the wine ages, it develops aromas of cinnamon and honey notes.

Fresh Malverina grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Malverina is primarily planted in Morava in the south east of the Czech Republic. Malverina is vigorous, consistently productive and has good resistance to fungal diseases. Malverina's medium body and crisp acidity make it a great pairing for a variety of dishes. It is especially good with vegetables, salads, fish, and light- to medium-bodied meats.

Foods to pair with Malverina:

Light meat
Asian food
Deep fried
Fun Fact about Malverina
Malverina's pollen was obtained from the Chisinau research centre in the Republic of Moldova.

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