Vodopivec Vitovska Amphora  2006 750ml
SKU 692498

Vodopivec Vitovska Amphora 2006

Vodopivec - Friuli-Venezia Giulia - Italy

Professional Wine Reviews for Vodopivec Vitovska Amphora 2006

Rated 92 by Robert Parker
The 2006 Vitovska offers up an attractive melange of candied orange peel, spices and dried roses. A rich, textured white, the Vitovska caresses the palate with layers of perfumed fruit framed by silky, polished tannins. The wine's fat, rich textures comes through nicely on the juicy, textured finish. This is an eccentric but totally beautiful wine from the Vodopivec brothers. (Galloni)
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Winery: Vodopivec

Region: Friuli-Venezia Giulia

Up in the north of Italy, between the magnificent Italian Alps and the Adriatic sea, we find the beautiful region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia. This special region produces some of Italy's finest and most distinctive white wines, notable for their uniqueness and differences from the white wines found elsewhere in the country. Due to the region's proximity to Slovenia and Austria, it comes as no real surprise to find excellent Riesling and Pinot Bianco grapes growing in the vineyards of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, prized for their ability to capture the finest features of their wonderful alpine terroir. Friuli-Venezia Giulia prides itself on the fact it is characterized by small, independent wineries, dedicated to producing unusual and characterful wines which are the very essence of the cool, mountainous region they work with.

Country: Italy

It isn't difficult to understand why Italy is famed not just for the quality of its wines, but also for the vast variety and range of characteristics found in the wines there. The terrain of the country varies wildly, from the lush rolling green hills and valley of Tuscany, to the sun drenched rocky coasts of Sicily, the mountainous and alpine regions of the north, and the marshy lowlands of the east. Italy really does have a little bit of everything. Combine this huge range of landscapes with an almost perfect climate for grape cultivation, and you have a country seemingly designed for viticultural excellence. The results speak for themselves, and it is clear to see that wine has become an inseparable part of Italian culture as a result of its abundance and brilliance. Each village, city and region has a local wine perfectly matched with the cuisine of the area, and not an evening passes without the vast majority of Italian families raising a glass of locally sourced wine with pride and pleasure.