Benvenuti Vina (Z.T.O. Benvenuti)
Kaldir 7, 52424 Motovun
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Wines

Malvazija 2016.

Malvazija istarska - Malvasia Istriana is now recognised as the leading Istrian grape variety and one of the most important indigenous Croatian varieties. This Malvasia is harmonious and full-bodied. It is exceptionally fresh and mineral, fruity and very drinkable. The terraced vineyards on white soil where the grapes are grown are planted on several positions, all between 250 and 400 metres high. The current vintage is 2016.

Grape variety: Malvazija istarska
Vintage: 2016.
Alcohol: 13%
Bottling: 70.000 bottles
Bottle: 0,75 L

Anno Domini Malvazia 2015.

This complex Malvasia has exceptional minerality, it is full-boded, with pronounced characteristics of the variety and fruitiness. For better quality of grapes, we have minimised the yields of our vineyards in Turkovo, located at an altitude of 350 metres. Malvazija Anno Domini was aged in oak barrels for 24 months, following a 15-day maceration. With great potential for ageing, the 2015 vintage was made in 5.000 bottles.

Grape variety: Malvasia Istriana
Vintage: 2015.
Alcohol: 13,5%
Bottling: 5.000 bottles
Bottle: 0,75 L

Teran 2013.

One of the key Croatian red varieties, and the most important Istrian red variety, Teran holds a special place in our wine history. This wine comes from the vineyards in ©panjole, at 300 metres above sea. Fresh and complex at once, Teran has a harmonious structure and acidity that provides for lots of ageing potential. Teran 2013, made in 6.000 bottles, was aged in oak for 24 months, following a 20-day maceration.

Grape variety: Teran
Vintage: 2013.
Alcohol: 14%
Bottling: 6.000 bottles
Bottle: 0,75 L

Caldierosso 2015.

Grape variety: Teran, Merlot, Nebbiolo, Tempranillo
Vintage: 2015.
Alcohol: 13,5%
Bottling: 5.000 bottles
Bottle: 0,75 L

Corona Grande 2015.

Corona Grande, our sweet wine from namesake vineyards positioned toward the south-west at a specific micro-location 350 metres in altitude. The soil is sandy, composed of clay and "bjankuco". The Malvasia Istriana and Muscat cuvée was added a small percentage of the aromatic Ulovina, an almost forgotten indigenous Istrian variety. The grapes for this wine are picked later in the year and dried for two months. Corona Grande 2015 is harmonious, with aromas of acacia honey, raisins and a honeyed retro flavour.

Grape variety: Malvasia Istriana (75%), Muscat (15%) and Ulovina (10%)
Vintage: 2015.
Alcohol: 15%
Residual sugar: 112,5 g/L
Bottling: 2.500 bottles
Bottle: 0,375 L

Muscat San Salvatore 2011.

This Muscat from a specific micro-location of San Salvatore, planted at 400 metres above sea level, makes for a complex, full-bodied sweet wine pronouncedly characteristic of its variety. It was aged in oak barrels for 24 months.

Grape variety: Muscat Momian
Vintage: 2011.
Alcohol: 15%
Residual sugar: 180 g/L
Bottling: 2.000 bottles
Bottle: 0,375 L

Malvazija Istarska San Salvatore 2013.

At 400 metres above sea level, in the vineyards of the San Salvatore position (once the location of the village of Kaldir), we grow Malvasia for our wine which we have dubbed "the new era of Malvasia". Vineyards are planted on sandy soil and face south. Highly representative of its variety, this is the first Malvazija Istarska made from dried grapes. Very oily to the eye, this sweet wine is characterised by honey aromas and fruitiness, while its character is rounded by pronounced acidity, which provides for ageing potential. The San Salvatore 2013 was aged in oak barrels for 18 months.

Grape variety: Malvasia Istriana
Vintage: 2013.
Alcohol: 15,3%
Residual sugar: 148,8 g/L
Bottling: 2.000 bottles
Bottle: 0,375 L