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PINOT NOIR ESTATE
TILIA ESTATE 2014

WINE DISTRICT:
Vipava Valley, SW SLOVENIA

VINTAGE: 2014

VARIETY: 100% Pinot noir

VINEYARD: Potoce (1.0 ha, altitude 120 m a.s.l.),
Pliska (0,2 ha, altitude 170 m a.s.l.)
6000 vines/ha, average plant age 15 years,
single guyot training system.

SOIL: flish, clay

WINE YIELD: 50 hL/ha

HARVESTING: hand picked

BOTTLING: April 2016

RODUCTION: 200 cases

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WINE TECHNOLOGY: All the vines are very low yielded. Grapes are rich, very well matured. 
Before maceration a part of the must is taken away to concentrate colour and tannins. 10-12 days of maceration in stainless steel tank. The wine is aged for 16 months in Slavonian and French oak barrique barrels. Controlled Manolactic fermentation and 6 months of active batonaging.
No filtration before bottling. 

WINE CARACTERISTICS:
Alc: 14.5 vol. %
Sugar cont.: 3.0 g/L
Acid: 6.1 g/L

RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 15-17C

WINE DESCRIPTION: Red wine of matured aromas of riped forest fruit, dry plums and jam. Smoky and with hits of soil on the palate and nose. The wine is matured, drinkable now but also suitable for some aging (4-6 years).

FOOD AND WINE
Recommended to all kind of red meat, venison and some spicy dishes.