Archive for the 'Slovenia' Category

Simčič Sivi Pinot 2005

Saturday, November 10th, 2007

The 2004 vintage of this wine received a bronze medal at the Decanter World Wine Awards last year (2006). I’ve only been able to find the 2005 vintage in Belgrade wine shops. It has an intensive and complex aroma with hints of flowers. Dominant tastes are those of melon and slightly of apricots. However, I [...]

Zlati Grič Traminec

Thursday, February 15th, 2007

This Slovenian bred variant of the German Gewuerztraminer (“spicy Traminer”) is a truly memorable wine, produced in the Maribor region. The Traminec bouquet has an aroma reminiscent of roses, linden blossoms, muscat, and a plethora of other, more subdued fragrances. The rare good vintages produce a very aromatic wine, smooth with high alcohol content and [...]