Full-bodied, expressive and mineral orange wine produced by Radikon from Pinot Gris grapes, called Sivi in Slovenian language, with maceration on the skins and aged for 18 months in large barrels. The aromas recall those of a red wine: red fruit and spices. The sip is intense, rich and very long, with very sapid aromatic trails and a very fine tannins.
The Radikon family lives in Oslavia, a small town located in Collio region bordering Slovenia. The vineyards, that are exposed on South and Southeast area are under a favourable microclimate and are processed in full respect. The family harvests when the leaves turn yellow and the seeds inside the grapes are ripe. It was in 1995 that Radikon began using his grandfather’s method of vinification, which involved seven days of skin maceration and led to more colour and flavour making its way into the wine. After some refinement of the technique, today’s wines have three months of maceration, along with long periods of barrel and bottle ageing. It pioneered the movement towards both natural and orange wines. Everything about it is unique, from the bottle to the production method to the taste – it is truly an experience all wine-lovers should have.
Radikon Sivi 2018