True to type, pleasantly pungent aromas, mildly floral: rose and jasmine. Still had a bit of fizz when first opened. Contains tropical fruit as well as minerality, with a good amount of acidity. Seems light but holds up to many foods including salmon salad, cherry tomatoes and fresh goat cheese.

2009 Bastianich Malvasia Adriatico

True to type, pleasantly pungent aromas, mildly floral: rose and jasmine. Still had a bit of fizz when first opened. Contains tropical fruit as well as minerality, with a good amount of acidity. Seems light but holds up to many foods including salmon salad, cherry tomatoes and fresh goat cheese.

WHO: Bastianich Adriatico
WHAT: Malvasia
WHERE: Istria, Croatia
WHEN: 2009
HOW MUCH: $19.99 (Media sample)
AVAILABILITY: Imported by Dark Star

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