White Wine Lapis Štoka – Kras, Slovenia
- The winegrower: The Štoka Family.
- Region: Kras, Slovenia.
- Alc.: 13% vol.
- Sweetness: Dry.
- Vintage: 2015 – 2017.
- Volume: 750 ml.
- Grape variety: Vitovska Grganja.
5 days of maceration in contact with the skins and seeds. 12 months of maturing in limestone barrel and 24 months of maturing in barrique. Ageing potential: 2019 – 2027.
Characteristics: The colour is golden-straw with bright, even sharp amber shades.
Intense and tart aroma of flowers and dried herbs with subtle hints of fruit and honey.
In the mouth, the wine is very dry, the taste is complex and dynamic. The onset is fresh and mineral, then the acids decline. Stone and oak have done a great job: the piquancy and light bitterness of Vitovska Grganja are surprisingly combined with fruity softness and roundness.
Food pairings: The wine is great for savoury and spicy dishes, grilled chicken, as well as mussels, shrimps and lobsters. Serving temperature: 10 – 12° C.