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Primosic Ribolla Ribolla di Oslava Riserva 2015 750ml

size
750ml
country
Italy
appellation
IGP Venezia Giulia
92
WA
Additional vintages
2016 2015
92
WA
Rated 92 by Wine Advocate
This is another of those orange wines from Friuli, firmly entrenched in the school of producing dry bouquets from long maceration (in this case, four weeks of skin contact in small Slavonian oak casks). The 2015 Collio Riserva Ribolla di Oslavia is pretty traditional in that regard, doling out familiar notes of peach, honey and candied fruit. The wine's appearance is particularly brilliant, a mastery of that bright polished copper color, and if you are going to take this unique path as a winemaker, this is the way to do it. Only 5,300 bottles were made.
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Primosic Ribolla Ribolla di Oslava Riserva 2015 750ml

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Region: Friuli-Venezia Giulia

The beautiful, mountainous region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia in northern Italy is home to many of the countries finest and most interesting wines. Because of the region's close proximity to the Austrian and Slovenian borders, there is a fascinating Germanic influence on the wine culture of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, where you are as likely to find delicious, crisp white Riesling and Pinot Bianco wines alongside more classic Italian varietals, such as Pinot Grigio. The white wines of the region are renowned for their alpine character, and are prized for their dryness, and their ability to express their fantastic terroir. Friuli-Venezia Giulia's location, between the Alps and the Adriatic, provides plenty of fresh and airy character to the wines which are produced here, and the region is becoming increasingly popular with those seeking something a little different from their Italian white wines.
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Country: Italy

For several decades in the mid to late twentieth century, Italy's reputation for quality wines took a fairly serious blow. This was brought about partly due to lack of regulation in certain regions, and too much regulation in others. This led to several wineries in the beautiful and highly fertile region of Tuscany making the bold move to work outside of the law, which they saw as responsible for the drop in quality in Tuscan wines. They believed that they had the expertise and the generations of experience necessary with which to make truly excellent, world class wines, and set about doing just that. These 'Super Tuscans', as they came to be known, quickly inspired the rest of Italy to improve their produce, and now, Italian wine producers in the twenty-first century are widely recognised to be amongst the best in the world. Regulation and law began to change, and wine drinkers across the globe woke up to the outstanding wines coming out of Italy, which are continuing to improve and impress to this day.