Organic Orange Wine Pinot Gris Keltis - Lower Styria, Slovenia.
The winegrower: The Kelhar Family.
Region: Bizeljsko, Lower Styria, Slovenia
Alc.: 13 % vol.
Volume: 750 ml.
Grape variety: 100% Pinot Gris.
Soil: Slate, clay and sandstone.
Harvest: Hand picking, end of September.
Maceration takes place for 4 weeks in contact with the skins in a stainless steel container. Gentle compression with a pneumatic press. Maturation 24 months in oak barrels. The wine is unfiltered and a minimum amount of sulfites was added just before bottling.
Ageing potential: 2020 - 2028.
Hues of pale red as a consequence of extended maceration. Nose receives an elegant balance of red fruits and a hint of wooden bouquet. Taste is rounded, medium strong, with herbal and fruity notes.
Carries enough boost to support a decent dish. Food pairing goes also with asparagus-based dishes, poultry and creamy sauces. Serving temperature: 12-16° C.