Sauvignon Blanc Opoka

2007

Opoka Sauvignon Blanc 2017 detajl vina

Wine description

Yellow, with a cast of gold, and mineral fragrances. The bouquet is delicate (reminiscent of peach, ripe pear, grapefruit), and it also has flowery and herbaceous (pepper, tomato leaves, basil, Mediterranean herbs) to leathery sensations. Elegant, pleasant, persistent and intense aftertaste. 

With food

We recommend combinig it with white meat, fresh goat cheese, fish carpaccio, and vegetable dishes (pasta with basil); it is ideal with raw salmon, fresh salads with herbs, and fruit salads with mint.

Aging

Suitable for drinking, with great ageing potential, over 12 years.

    • Grape type:

      100% Sauvignon Blanc cultivated with natural methods with respect for the natural cycle of the vine.
    • Region:

      Brda
    • Vineyards:

      vineyards Jordano (0.3ha)
    • Vineyards age:

      12–33 years
    • Vineyards altitude:

      150-250 m
    • Vineyards exposure:

      south-west/south-east
    • Soil type:

      marl (opoka)
    • Harvest:

      hand-picked grapes from old vineyards, packed in 15kg cases in the middle and at the end of September
    • Vinification:

      the grapes are carefully picked when fully mature; 36 hours of maceration in open oak tanks (tino) without temperature control. Soft pressure with a pneumatic wine press; static decanting of must; alcoholic fermentation, with no added yeast, in oak barrels (225l and 500l), min. 50% Allier new. Partial malolactic fermentation.

    • Maturation:

      22 months in 500 l oak barells
    • Maturation in bottle:

      at least 12 months
    • Alcohol:

      14,0% vol
    • Total acidity:

      4,6 g/l
    • Bottle:

      0,75 l and 1,5 l - extremely limited production
    • Bottling:

      2.000 bottles
    • Serving temperature:

      12°C
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Opoka Cru

They win us over with their harmony, which reflects in exceptional consistency between the rich body, sophisticated elegance and minerality.

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