Rodica Malvasia Orange Wine
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Region: Truške, Istria, Slovenia
Grape varieties: 100% Malvazija Istriana
Rodica Malvasia Orange Wine offers aromas of wild flowers and peach. Medium-body with balanced acidity and bright fruitiness.
Song: Natural by Shelly
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About Rodica Malvasia Orange Wine
Rodica Malvasia Orange Wine offers aromas of wildflowers and peach. Medium-body with balanced acidity and bright fruitiness.
50% of the wine was naturally fermented on the skins for 3 days in stainless steel tanks to preserve varietal aromas, followed by 6 months of aging in 2,500L acacia barrels. While the other 50% of the wine was naturally fermented on the skins for 20 days in open vats to get more secondary notes, followed by aging for 2 and a half years in used French barrique barrels. Bottled unfiltered.
About Rodica Wines
In 1998, Marinko Rodica, a car mechanic by trade, decided to start a new chapter in his life and became a winemaker. 10 years later, in 2008 Rodica family winery had sixty thousand vines and was certified organic. The brand new environmentally friendly and energy-efficient wine cellar was completed in 2012. None of this would be possible without Marinko’s vision and passion and the support of his entire family. Today, Rodica estate organically farms 15 hectares of vineyards, with most of them planted with Malvasia and Refošk.
The picturesque hills near Marezige and Truške are located 5 km from the Adriatic sea, more specifically the Gulf of Trieste. Rodica family vineyards are planted at 250-350 meters asl, terraced, facing South. They enjoy significant day-night temperature swings, constant breezes, which keep the vineyards well-ventilated and naturally healthy for organic farming. The soil is rich with minerals, consisting predominantly of limestone. The vines are forced to “fight” to get water, which results in better quality grapes.