Marjan Simcic Sauvignon Blanc Opoka 2013

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Marjan Simcic Sauvignon Blanc Opoka 2016

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From vines of around 45 years of age grown on the fables Opoka (marl) soil.The grapes are fermented on the skins in 4,000 litre conical ok for 4 days before aging for 23 months in 3,000 litre oak.

Yellow, with a cast of gold, and mineral fragrances. The bouquet is delicate (reminiscent of peach, ripe pear, grapefruit), and it also has flowery and herbaceous (pepper, tomato leaves, basil, Mediterranean herbs) to leathery sensations. Elegant, pleasant, persistent and intense this is true powerhouse Sauvignon Blanc.

295 cases made

The Slovenian region of Brda lies immediately to the east of Italy?s Collio region. The two denominations, in reality, comprise one contiguous quality wine zone whose terroir is rudely bisected by an international border. Today many winemakers and grapes cross the border in both directions on short journeys from vineyard to cellar. The Simcic family trace their wine making story in the region back to 1860. The aim is to respect the historic traditions of the region in both viticulture and winemaking. The vineyards are farmed organically, yields are kept low and only natural yeasts are used. The wines are divided into three distinct ranges:

The Opoka wines are the most prestigious from the winery and are produced in only the most exceptional years.
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