Vitovska, Vodopivec
Orange Wine (Skin Contact)

Vitovska, Vodopivec - 2015

Item # 38891 750mL
$49.96/ Single Bottle
$599.52 $539.57/ Case of 12
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Production Methods

Orange Wine (Skin Contact)


Practicing Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.

Tasting Notes

Paolo Vodopivec is in the same camp as Gravner but makes wines remarkably different. First, the color is a light golden color, you would hardly think of this as an orange wine. This is fermented in amphorae and aged 2 1/2 years in botti. Vodopivec works solely with Vitovska in his six hectares of vineyards, believing this grape to be the true voice of the Carso.

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Friuli-Venezia Giulia

Famous for its fascinating and unusual white wines, this region is home to many avant-garde winemakers (such as Gravner and Vie di Romans) who have expanded their repertoire of winemaking styles to include both the most modern, stainless-steel and barrique-influenced wines, to über-traditional wines with long maceration periods, fermented in clay amphorae. The grape that benefits most from the...

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