Vitovska is an old white grape variety native to the Karst to which winemakers have been giving new life in the last decade. It grows on less than 70 hectares in Slovenia and Italy. Vitovska in morje/ Mare e Vitovska (“Vitovska and the Sea”), an annual festival dedicated to the wines made from this autochthonous grape, takes place in the enchanting setting of Duino Castle at the end of June each year.
APPEARANCE golden yellow
NOSE peach/mandarin/passion fruit/Karst herbs/marzipan
PALATE peach/mandarin/passion fruit FINISH almond/mineral/soft tannins
IMPRESSION balanced/juicy/good extract
MACERATION 7–10 days in open vats/manual pigeage and bâtonnage MATURATION 18 months – oak barrels