Daily Wine 8/12/2017

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A complex golden colored wine with notes of toasted nuts, baked apples, white flowers, honeysuckle, and baking spices. The structure is round and rich with a moderate level of acidity. 

Daily Wine 8/11/17:

Movia – Gredič – Friulano – Brda – 2003

  • As part of Movia’s Vandima Turno series, this is 100% Friulano from the Brda region of western Slovenia.
  • These grapes are hand-picked late and fermented within two hours of picking. Fermentation is completed is massive 3,000 L Slovenian oak barrels on the lees and then aged in this barrel plus a year in barrique. After barrel aging, the bottles are aged on their sides for 4 months prior to release.
  • The Movia estate dates back to 1700. The Kristančič family took over in 1820 and owns over 22 hectares of land.
  • Half of their land lies on the Italian side of the Collio in Fruili-Venezia-Giulia.
  • Movia is among the most important and most frequently awarded in Southeastern Europe. They also make their own line of glassware.
  • Pair with cooked shellfish and tomatoes.
Slovenia
Goriška Brda, Slovenia

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