NOstra

NOstra 2015


Wine district:

Wine-growing country Primorje, Vipavska dolina


Vintage:

2015

Variety:

white blend: 1/3 Pinot Gris, 1/3 Sauvignon Blanc and 1/3 Chardonnay


Wineyard:

Tilia estate:
Potoče (1.0 ha, altitude 120 m a.s.l.),
Pliska (0.5 ha, altitude 170 m a.s.l.)
average plant age 12 years, single guyot training system


Soil:

marl


Wine Yield:

50 hL/ha


Harvesting:

hand-picked


Bottling:

April 2017


Production:

900 bottles / 75 cases


Alcohol:

13.5 vol. %


Sugar:

1.8 g/L


Acid:

6.3 g/L


PH:

3.35


Recomended serving temperature

10-12°C


Wine Technology:

First half of fermentation in stainless steel tank, second half in a new Slavonian oak barrique barrel. 8 months of active batonaging, bottled without filtration.


Wine Description:

Wine is smooth, fresh, medium bodied fruity and creamy. Notes of matured apple, vanilla, bread crust. The wine combines freshness of all estate white grapes and oak spiciness.


Food and Wine

Recommended with all spicy seafood, pastas and risottos, also well with white meat.


Weather Characteristics of Vintages:

Early warm spring and budding followed by a strong rainy period in May. A little later blooming finished in the first week of June. Three waves of extreme summer temperatures (38 – 40 C). Rainfalls with summer showers evenly disposed. Shorter period of dry weather at the end of July. Slightly later ripening, in the last days of August the beginning of the harvest of early varieties. A nice September with some low rainfall that did not affect the course of the harvest. End of the harvest on 9 October.