Schiava

Schiava

Group of unrelated varieties, most significantly Schiava Gentile, Schiava Grossa, and Schiava Grigia—typically interplanted and blended together as “Schiava.” Light to medium bodied, pinkish, high in acid. Aromas & flavors: Intense strawberry, cherry, cranberry, almond, violet, red currant, pomegranate. Best DOPs: Lago di Caldaro DOC, Santa Maddalena subzone of Südtirol DOC.