Sweet Dessert White Wine Klarnica Passito - Vipava Valley, Slovenia.
The winegrower: The Stegovec Family.
Region: Vipava Valley, Slovenia.
Alc.: 12 % vol.
Volume: 375 ml.
Grape variety: Klarnica.
Maceration takes place for 2-4 days in contact with the skins in a stainless steel container. Gentle compression with a pneumatic press. Maturation 18 months in oak barrels.
The wine is a deeper golden yellow color and fairly viscous. The flower is accentuated, very unique, it smells of young spruce needles in honey, gently of herbal liqueur, walnut liqueur. A sweet wine with a thick texture, the lower alcohol level keeps it from feeling hot.
Pairs well with chocolate cake, crème brûlée, ice cream and fruit mince pie as well as with soft blue cheeses such as roquefort or gorgonzola.
To serve at 8 - 10° C.