Slovenia

    Two superb whites: Radikon 1993 and Shobrook Giallo 2013

    … lovely apricot character. 94/100 Shobrook Wines Giallo 2013 Adelaide Hills, Australia 11.5% alcohol. I’ve really enjoyed this wine in the past, and the new vintage doesn’t disappoint. It’s beautifully aromatic with tangerine, apricot and passion fruit. Lovely freshness and detail with bright fruit, good acid and some pink grapefruit characters. Such a brilliant wine. It’s a skin contact Sauvignon, if you must know. 95/100 (UK agent Les Caves de Pyrene) Find these wines with wine-searcher.com…

    2 readers - By jamie goode's wine blog

    Wine of the Week 22 – Croatian specialities

    … – you know how it it! On that occasion I visited Istria in the north west of the country where the local specialities are the earthy and herbal tasting Teran reds and the refreshing, although sometimes fleshy, Malvasia white wines. While I was there I visited a winery in Slovenia. Anyway all this came flooding back to me while I was working…

    5 readers - By Quentin Sadler's Wine Page

    Top Ten White Wines of the 2014 Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival

    … in a harmonious way that results in a smooth and just totally pleasing wine. There is some crisp acidity balancing it all out. It finishes clean and long. This would be a great wine with food or just by itself. Probably about $28 or so. Everything Jordan was pouring was excellent. 10A. 2012 Colliano Cuvée White – another wine from Slovenia and Colliano…

    9 readers - By Red Wine Please!

    Top Ten Red Wines from the 2014 Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival

    … – just a classic, cooler climate, California Pinot Noir with beautiful fruit delineated with bright acid, all in balance and tied together at the end seamlessly. It’s just delicious. A quality wine through and through and about $40. - 10B – 2011 Colliano Cuvee Red – from Slovenia, so a new area and a new producer here. We liked everything they were…

    4 readers - By Red Wine Please!

    From the Quiet Garden: The Wines of Pichler-Krutzler, Wachau, Austria

    … in Slovenia on the site of an old monastery. It quickly became apparent that Krutzler couldn't do both. "I was putting 60,000 kilometers on my car every year. I left the MORIC project before harvest in 2003 to focus on Slovenia. It was a good project. I thought I would stay my whole life there." After replanting 90 acres of vineyard and building a winery…

    5 readers - By Vinography: A Wine Blog