Wine region: Slovenska Istra
Variety: 100% refosco
Maceration: 10 days
Maturation: 36-month in 225 l French oak barrels, additional maturation in bottles
Very deep, opaque garnet red color with barely noticeable ruby reflections. An oily wine with thick, lazy tears. In the mouth it is robust, rich and harmonious, a very balanced wine that remains in the memory for a long time.
Location: Pod Lina (270m above sea level), flysch-sand soil on a marl base (light soil)
Wine-growing area: Slovenian Istria
Average vine age: 17 years
Harvesting: by hand, at the end of September
Recommended serving temperature: 16-18°C
Production process: 10-day maceration, 36-month maturation in 225 l French oak barrels, additional maturation in bottles.
Pairing with food: dishes made from dried meat products, rich meat dishes, red meat, pork and grilled dishes, and thanks to its pleasant acidity, it also goes well with pizza, and it goes especially well with homemade prosciutto.