Milan Nestarec, Umami
Organic

Milan Nestarec, Umami - 2018

Item # 46978 750mL
$44.99/ Single Bottle
$539.88 $485.89/ Case of 12
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Wine made from organically or biodynamically grown grapes with minimal intervention avoiding the use of chemicals, additives and technology.


Tasting Notes

Slovenské was the Nestarec family's first plantings, and this blend of Traminer and Riesling is mostly directly pressed, but some sees a few days of skin contact. Fermentation takes place in old large barrels, and it ages there on the fine lees for 2 years before bottling. An extremely aromatic dry white, this is savory, elegant, and with a touch of structure. Pair with braised pork with five spice.


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