The winegrower: The Kelhar Family. Region: Bizeljsko, Lower Styria, Slovenia Alc.: 13 % vol. Sweetness: Dry. Vintage: 2018. Volume: 750 ml. Grape variety: 100% Pinot Gris. Soil: Slate, clay and sandstone. Harvest: Hand picking, end of September. Vinification: Maceration takes place for 4 weeks in contact with the skins in a stainless steel container. Gentle compression with a pneumatic press. Maturation 24 months in oak barrels. The wine is unfiltered and a minimum amount of sulfites was added just before bottling. Ageing potential: 2020 - 2028. Characteristics: Hues of pale red as a consequence of extended maceration. Nose receives an elegant balance of red fruits and a hint of wooden bouquet. Taste is rounded, medium strong, with herbal and fruity notes. Food pairings: Carries enough boost to support a decent dish. Food pairing goes also with asparagus-based dishes, poultry and creamy sauces. Serving temperature: 12-16° C.