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NOSTRA
TILIA ESTATE 2013

WINE DISTRICT:
Vipava Valley, SW SLOVENIA

VINTAGE: 2013

VARIETY: White blend: 1/3 Pinot Gris,
1/3 Sauvignon Blanc and 1/3 Chardonnay

VINEYARD: Pliska (0,05 ha, altitude 170 m a.s.l.),
Planina (0,05ha, altitude 320 m a.s.l.)
6000 vines/ha, average plant age 12 years, single guyot training system

SOIL: flish

WINE YIELD: 50 hL/ha

HARVESTING: hand picked

BOTTLING: May 2015

PRODUCTION: 75 cases

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WINE TECHNOLOGY: All the vines are very low yielded, 20% of them up to 6 clusters. The grapes are well matured, exposed to the sun by leaf removal at veraison/Two days of cold and 6 days of classic maceration. The wine is aged for 24 months in Slavonian and French oak barrique barrels (30% of new ones), controlled Manulactic fermentation and 6 months of active batonaging.

WINE CARACTERICTICS:
Alc: 13.5 vol. %
Sugar cont.: 1.8 g/L
Acidity: 6.3 g/L

RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE:
10-12C

WINE DESCRIPTION: Wine is smooth, fresh, medium bodied fruity and creamy. Notes of matured apple, vanilla bread crust. The wine combined freshness coming from local grape and oak spiciness.

FOOD AND WINE
Recommended with all spicy seafood, pasta and risotto, also well with white meat.