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Wine description

Yellow, straw-coloured, with a shade of gold. A complex bouquet, with a fragrant hint of ripe citrus, dried fruit, cedar, buttered toast. Its softness and warmth are pleasantly combined with the chewy structure of a red wine. Long-lasting aftertaste. Mineral and very drinkable wine.

With food

Meat or soup as starters; main dishes with truffles; grilled fish; poultry; and cooked meats.

Aging

Suitable for drinking, with an excellent ageing potential, at least ten years.

    • Grape type

      Ribolla
    • Region

      Brda – Slovenia
    • Vineyards

      Medana - Jama, Jordano
    • Vineyards age

      50 - 54 years
    • Vineyards altitude

      200 - 250 metres above sea level
    • Vineyards exposure

      north - west
    • Soil type

      marl, slate and sandstone (opoka)
    • Harvest

      hand-harvested, bunches carefully selected, beginning of October
    • Vinification

      fermentation in contact with skins of berries (maceration) for 6 days in 3,000 Litre conical oak barrels (tino); without selected yeasts. Softly pressed with pneumatic pressure.

    • Maturation

      12 months in 3,000 Litre conical oak barrels (tino) on yeasts, 11 months in 500 Litre oak barrels (tono)
    • Maturation in bottle

      at least 4 months
    • Alcohol

      13,0 % vol
    • Total acidity

      5,3 g / l
    • Bottle

      0,75 l
    • Bottling

      2.000 bottles 0,75 l in August 2016, without cleaning and filtration
    • Serving temperature

      15 °C
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Cru Selections

Cru Selection wines have a very rich colour, an extraordinary beautiful body, which reflects the characteristic mineral note. These non-filtered wines are also extremely persistent.