Schiava


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A group of several varieties, the finest of which is called Schiava Gentile. Wines are sweetly aromatic and light-bodied with aromas reminiscent to cotton candy and roses.

Primary Flavors

  • Strawberry
  • Raspberry
  • Rose Candy
  • Lemon
  • Smoke

Taste Profile

Dry

Medium-light Body

Low Tannins

Medium-high Acidity

10–11.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    55–60°F / 12-15°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Aroma Collector

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    1–3 Years

Food Pairing

A wonderful pairing with shrimp, chicken, and tofu, particularly with southeast Asian cuisine that feature basil, ginger, galangal, and other aromatic herbs.

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About Madeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly