Penina – Sparkling Wine

Penina

Wine type: white, dry/brut
Origin: Vipava Valley, Slovenia
Year: 2018
Variety: Rebula, Pinela, Poljšakica
Harvest: hand harvest
Soil: marl, flysch
Alc./Vol: 12.0%
Bottle size: 75 cl
Serving temperature: 7°C

Wine information:
Colour: pale yellow
Nose: of citrus fruit, fresh crusty bread
Palate: pleasant, harmonious, full-bodied

Food: Penina pairs well with fish, poultry, and fresh cheeses. It can be served as an aperitif.

Zelen

Zelen

Wine type: white, dry
Origin: Vipava Valley, Slovenia
Year: 2018
Variety: 100% Zelen, autochthonous variety
Harvest: hand harvest
Soil: marl, flysch
Alc./Vol: 11.5%
Bottle size: 75 cl
Serving temperature: 12°C

Wine information:
Colour: green yellow
Nose: pronounced, fresh, fruity, and aromatic, with herbal notes
Palate: of green apples, spices; dry and light-bodied in the mouth; moderate acidity; mineral finish with a spicy aftertaste

Food: Zelen is a good accompaniment to fish, pasta dishes, white meat, or a thick egg omelette with herbs.

Pinela

Pinela

Wine type: white, dry
Origin: Vipava Valley, Slovenia
Year: 2018
Variety: 100% Pinela, autochthonous variety
Harvest: hand harvest
Soil: marl, flysch
Alc./Vol: 12.0%
Bottle size: 75 cl
Serving temperature: 10-12°C

Wine information:
Colour: pale yellow with tinges of green
Nose: fresh, youthful, of citrus
Palate: dry, with character, with a well-balanced and pleasant acidity and a long spicy aftertaste

Food: Pinela pairs well with cold starters, pasta dishes (particularly spinach lasagne), white meat, or also a vegetable plate as well as fish and seafood.

Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon

Wine type: white, dry
Origin: Vipava Valley, Slovenia
Year: 2018
Variety: 100% Sauvignon
Harvest: hand harvest
Soil: marl, flysch
Alc./Vol: 12.0%
Bottle size: 75 cl
Serving temperature: 12°C

Wine information:
Colour: lemon yellow
Nose: fresh and fruity, of elderberry, mint, passionflower, dried grass
Palate: elderberry, passionflower and spicy notes; aromatic, fresh with pleasant acidity and a long complex finish

Food: Sauvignon Blanc pairs well with mature cheeses, asparagus dishes, white meat, fish, rice, dishes with fresh herbs.

Rumeni muškat

Rumeni muškat

Wine type: white, sweet
Origin: Vipava Valley, Slovenia
Year: 2018
Variety: 100% Rumeni, Muscat
Harvest: hand harvest
Soil: marl, flysch
Alc./Vol: 11.0%
Bottle size: 75 cl
Serving temperature: 12°C

Wine information:
Colour: pale golden yellow
Nose: young in ripeness, of Muscat and oranges
Palate: with low but well-balanced acidity; very fruity, with Muscat flavours; intense taste

Food: Rumeni muškat is best enjoyed with sweets and fruit salads.

Opus Belo – Opus White

Opus belo

Wine type: cuvée white, dry
Origin: Vipava Valley, Slovenia
Year: 2016
Variety: 40% Chardonnay and 6 local varieties: 10% Rebula, 10% Malvazija, 10% Pinela, 10% Zelen, 10% Poljšakica, 10% Riesling
Harvest: hand harvest
Maturation: 18 months in oak barrels
Soil: marl, flysch
Alc./Vol: 13.0%
Bottle size: 75 cl
Serving temperature: 15°C

Wine information:
Colour: golden yellow
Nose: rich, sophisticated; of honey, fresh crusty bread, flowers, fruits
Palate: dry, with very intense and diverse character; ripe and balanced acidity; the aftertaste is very long, mineral, and clean

Food: Opus belo is a great accompaniment to lamb, smoked fish, spicy food.

Harmonija rdeče – Harmony Red

Harmonija rdeče

Wine type: cuvée red, dry
Origin: Vipava Valley, Slovenia
Year: 2016
Variety: 50% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Tannat, 10% Marselan, 10% Carmenere
Harvest: hand harvest
Maceration: 10 days
Maturation: 18 months in oak barrels
Soil: marl, flysch
Alc./Vol: 13.0%
Bottle size: 75 cl
Serving temperature: 18°C

Wine information:
Colour: ruby red
Nose: wild berries, raspberry, blueberry
Palate: dry, medium acid, ripe tannins, notes of pepper and wild berries

Food: Harmonija rdeče pairs well with spicy pasta dishes, risotto with mushrooms, beef, venison, pork, spicy sauces.

Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet sauvignon

Wine type: red, dry
Origin: Vipava Valley, Slovenia
Year: 2016
Variety: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Harvest: hand harvest
Maceration: 2 weeks
Maturation: 2 years in oak barrels
Soil: marl, flysch
Alc./Vol: 13.5%
Bottle size: 75 cl
Serving temperature: 18°C

Wine information:
Colour: ruby red
Nose: harmonious, tidy; of ripe wild berries, especially blueberry, spicy notes, black coffee
Palate: ripe tannins, velvety texture, intense flavour, round, harmonious wine

Food: Cabernet Sauvignon is best served with cold cuts with prosciutto, kid goat meat in blueberry sauce, game, brie cheese.