DESCRIPTION

It is a traditional Slovenian wine, whose character is informed by red and white grape varieties. It is reddish in colour and has a pleasant, fruity aroma and delicate, fresh taste. It is regularly served with Slovenian rural dishes, in particular cured meat delicacies. It can also be served as an aperitif.

Details

GRAPE VARIETY: žametovka, Blau Franconian, Kraljevina, Riesling Italico, Green Silvaner
WINE-GROWING REGION: Dolenjska
VINEYARD LOCATION: Amfiteater-Mala Hubajnica
SOIL: marlstone and clay
EXPOSURE: southeast, south, southwest
ELEVATION: 430-450 m
HARVEST: when technological maturity is reached, only perfectly healthy and carefully selected grapes are hand-picked in the morning
VINIFICATION: 4-day maceration of red grapes, grapes pressed using a pneumatic press, fermentation and partial biological deacidification, ageing on fine lees in stainless steel vats for 4-5 months, gently pressed white grapes, clarification, fermentation and cooling, blending after clarification is completed
MATURATION: stainless steel vats
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 9.5 vol. %
TOTAL ACIDITY: 6.6 g/l
BOTTLING: 0.75 l bottle, litre
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 13-15⁰C
FOOD PAIRING: culinary specialities from Dolenjska region (štruklji/dumplings, cooked ham, blood sausages), traditional cured meat products, piglet