WOW, what a color! Now i know where the term “orange wine” comes from. This one couldn’t be more orange, it also appears very shiny, and somehow even reminds me the color of a matured German Riesling Beerenauslese.
But this isn’t a sweet Riesling. We’re talking here about a 2006 Ribolla by Slovenian winemaker Marjan Simčič. The first Slovenian wine tasted by Yours truly and also quite a unique finding considering the winemaking style and its result. Read the rest of this entry »
Again I was lucky to attend one of those tasting events mostly organized for professionals of the industry. This time it was all about Italian wines. And I got to admit that I always feel like a total wine newbie each time I get a hold of it. So many regions, so many varieties, and the regulations and labellings are probably more confusing than the German ones. But I don’t complain about that – I get along with it and declare it as a lack of experience: Thus an easy solution to my problem is that I have to taste more Italian wines. And I can live with that! :)
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