Keltis Pinot Gris

Keltis Pinot Gris

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Organic Orange Wine Pinot Gris Keltis - Lower Styria, Slovenia

  • The winegrower: The Kelhar Family. 
  • Region: Bizeljsko, Lower Styria, Slovenia. 
  • Grape variety: Pinot Gris. 
  • Soil: Slate, clay and sandstone. 
  • Harvest: Hand picking, end of September.
  • Alc.: 13 % vol. 
  • Sweetness: Dry. 
  • Vintage: 2018. 
  • Volume: 750 ml. 

Vinification: Maceration takes place for 4 weeks in contact with the skins in a stainless steel container. Gentle compression with a pneumatic press. Maturation 24 months in oak barrels. The wine is unfiltered and a minimum amount of sulfites was added just before bottling. Ageing potential: 2020 - 2028.

Characteristics: Hues of pale red as a consequence of extended maceration. Nose receives an elegant balance of red fruits and a hint of wooden bouquet. Taste is rounded, medium strong, with herbal and fruity notes.

Food pairings: Carries enough boost to support a decent dish. Food pairing goes also with asparagus-based dishes, poultry and creamy sauces. Serving temperature: 12-16° C.