Keltis Pinot Gris
Organic Orange Wine Pinot Gris Keltis – Lower Styria, Slovenia.
- The winegrower: The Kelhar Family.
- Region: Bizeljsko, Lower Styria, Slovenia.
- Grape variety: 100% Pinot Gris.
- Soil: Slate, clay and sandstone.
- Harvest: Hand picking, end of September.
- Alc.: 13 % vol.
- Sweetness: Dry.
- Vintage: 2018.
- Volume: 750 ml.
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.
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.
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.