Country: Slovenia

Region: Stajerska

Type: Skin Contact/Orange

Producer: ​Matija Žerjav

Grape: Riesling

Bottle Size: 75cl

Vintage: 2020

Alcohol: 12.5%

 

The wine is bottled unfiltered, direct from the clay vessel to the bottle, and as such presents with a cloudy deep lemon or orange hue. The wine starts with cider apple notes opening up into lemon, orange blossom, honeysuckle notes. Dry with a fresh streak of acidity, flavors from orange zest, sweet flowers, and green apple.

 

Organic, Vegan, No added sulfur

 

Stajerska is a hilly, predominantly white wine area in north-eastern Slovenia, bordering Austria and Hungary. Befitting its location it has a rich and varied history, with styles and varieties both of itself and of its neighbours. It is here that Matija Žerjav – known as Matic to his friends – farms nine hectares of old, organic family vineyards and makes wine in a cellar dating back to 1852. “We work only with what nature gives us,” says Matic, “so no chemicals in our wines.” These are pure, vibrant, honest expressions of time and place from one of Slovenia’s most exciting young talents

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