Sparkling Wine Leber Zlata Penina 2017.
The winegrower: The Leber Family.
Region: Štajerska, Slovenia.
Alc.: 12,5 % vol.
Volume: 750 ml.
Grape variety: Rhine Riesling.
First fermentation in stainless steel, with adding of reserve wine aged in barrique; second fermentation in the bottle according to the classical Champenoise Method (the process by which carbon dioxide gas is formed in the wine, thus creating bubbles. The process begins in bottles of still wine, where yeast is added along with sugar). Ageing 24 months on the lees in bottle.
The wine is a delicate golden yellow colour. The bouquet is youthful, clean, playful, beautifully open. Fruity notes predominate, yeast notes are for a pinch. Semi-dry in the mouth, medium body, variegated, full taste, with beautiful yeast notes.
Good for grilled fish, oysters, risotto with seafood. Excellent aperitif. To serve at 8 - 10° C.