2013 Movia Lunar 8., Slovenia, Goriška Brda, Wine Review

Vintage: 
2013
Score: 
73
Grade: 
C-

This was stood upright for a couple of weeks.  There is a ton of sediment, so it was decanted.  I have liked this wine on many occasions.  It is an oddball white from the border of northeast Italy and Slovenia.  This is Robolla Gialla grapes fermented on its skins.  And, this was disappointing.  It was ahrd to pinpoint what was going on, but this seemed a bit lifeless.  That is the opposite of what this wine has offered in the past.  Going back to it after a few hours, there had been no change.  Of course, it possible it's too old, but that should not be the case.  It's possible it was an o

2015 Movia Pinot Grigio, Slovenia, Wine Review

Vintage: 
2015
Score: 
92
Grade: 
A-

Medium golden in color.  Really interesting nose.  Slight bitter almonds, a bit of dried peach, wax and sight oxidation.  On the palate, this is just a bit oxidized yet also has a very nice freshness to it.  Minerals, slight peach and dried peach.  Complex.  Tightly layered.  Nice backbone of acidity.  Good finish.  Would work with lighter foods and cheeses.  Not something to drink all the time but once in a while, this is a real treat.