We’re returning tonight to the Gašparin family and their Silveri Peninas as we set to taste tonight’s choice. We’ll be looking at their Blanc de Blancs, a methode traditionelle Penina consisting of 100 % Rebula.
The majority of grapes are coming from the southwest facing Muško vineyard planted at an altitude of 180 meters above sea level. One third comes from the south-facing vineyard of Gmajna that is planted at 200 meters above sea level, and the rest from the south-east facing vineyard named Vrth at an altitude of 220 meters above sea level.
The basic wine was produced in stainless vats, while sur lie ageing lasted three years. The final sugar residue is four g/l, so we’re tasting an extra brut wine.
This Blanc de Blancs displays a crystal clear, golden yellow colour with many tiny and persistent bubbles.
Its aromas are intense and reveal all the luxury of a methode traditionelle produced wine. We detect orange, carambola, pineapple, roasted nuts, rye bread crust, and light scents evoking menthol and spruce tips.
The taste is bone dry, soft but at the same time refreshing. Bubbles pleasantly tickle us, leaving a mineral, nutty aftertaste. A structured Penina with an intense and long-lasting, elegant taste.
Another excellent suggestion for your end-of-the-year festivities. A bottle will cost you approximately 15 Eur, and you can order it on their online shop, Mabat Int, Enoteka Mozirje, Koželj, Spar and Mimovrste.