Estate: Primož Lavrencic is dedicated to working in synergy “with the vine, wine and nature”. His family has a documented agriculture history in the Vipava Valley of Slovenia that dates back to 1499. For a closer look at the estate’s unique microclimate, check out his detailed breakdown of soil and climate here.

Winemaking: Certified organic, with biodynamic practices. Vines are 10-65 years old, 160-260 meters in elevation northeast facing, with flysch soils [sedimentary shales, sandstone] rich in calcium carbonate. Hand harvested, wild yeast spontaneous fermentation in concrete and wood tanks with 7 days skin maceration, aged 10 months in concrete and wood, unfiltered.

Tasting Notes: Dried apricot, flinty minerality, lemon bar framed by green tea tannins and tart citrus acidity. Eucalyptus, cedar, butterscotch, bitter almond infuse the salty mineral finish. Creamy, with a cozy, rustic perspective.

30% Rebula [Ribolla Gialla], 30% Italian Riesling [Welschriesling], 30% Malvasia, 10% “other native varieties”
Vipava
Slovenia
Estate Bottled by Burja Estate
$30 [average price]

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