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Gravner Ribolla Gialla 2008 750ml
Gravner Ribolla Gialla 2008 750ml
Price: $84.99
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Rainy and lush, 2008 saw an ideal growing season for Josko Gravner--this avant garde winemaker likes a season that lets his Ribolla Gialla grow a little bit of botrytis, the “noble rot.” Concentrated, intense and textured, this ’08 Ribolla Gialla is a triumph. This finessed wine layers its succulent orchard fruits with warm baking spices, exotic white flowers, tea leaves, toasted nuts, citrus zest and hints of mushroom. Uncurling on the palate, this ’08 Ribolla Gialla offers myriad layers of notes, all conveyed on an energetic yet subtly weighty palate; it’s extraordinary! This amber wine is best served like a red, decanted and at cellar temperature; enjoy it with hearty fare--its palate will stand up to it. Like Gravner’s Breg, a blend of white grapes, this mono-varietal Ribolla Gialla ferments on the skins for about seven months in amphora and then ages for six years in cask before bottling, without fining or filtration. more info
Gravner Breg 2008 750ml
Gravner Breg 2008 750ml
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Gravner’s fans are certain to adore the ’08 Bianco Breg; it’s a winemaking tour de force that balances the wine’s exuberant fruit with ideal acidity and a lush, velvety texture. Crushed river rocks, delicate toasted nuts, citrus zest and herbs frame the wine’s juicy orchard fruits. As seductive as this wine’s nose is, its texture will make you fall in love--it grips every corner of the mouth, building to a complex, lingering finish that just doesn’t quit. After growing his grapes with strict biodynamic protocol, Gravner lets his white grapes sit on the skins in his amphora for around seven months, fermenting each grape varietal separately; then he blends and ages the wine in casks for about six years before bottling, without fining or filtration. Unlike some other natural winemakers, Gravner does add small amounts of sulfur, believing that a tiny amount will keep his living, breathing wines from oxidizing. more info
Gravner Ribolla Gialla Anfora 2005 750ml
Gravner Ribolla Gialla Anfora 2005 750ml
Price: $89.99
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Opulent, intense, and textured, the '05 Ribolla Gialla is a powerful wine--it’s a white that drinks like a red. This structured, fantastically layered wine shows ineffable notes of caramel, orchard fruit, crushed seashells, and minerals, all carried by velvety tannins. After growing his grapes with strict biodynamic protocol, Gravner lets his white grapes sit on the skins in his amphorae for around twelve months; then he ages the wine in casks for about six years before bottling, without fining or filtration. Unlike some other natural winemakers, Gravner does add small amounts of sulfur, believing that a tiny amount will keep his living, breathing wines from oxidizing, or dying a premature death. This amber wine is best served like a red and enjoyed with hearty fare. Trust us: its palate of honeyed apricots and peaches, warm spices, and savory caramel will stand up to it. more info
Gravner Ribolla Gialla Anfora 2007 750ml
Gravner Ribolla Gialla Anfora 2007 750ml
Price: $89.99
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Orchard and tropical fruits dance with baking spices, underbrush, honeyed citrus, crushed wildflowers and earth in this silky, kinetic ’07 Ribolla Gialla. This amber wine coats the palate with myriad flavors, studs the cheeks with tannins, and unspools to show a mesmerizing texture. Sweet fruit balances with savory herbs and umami in this utterly beguiling, terrifically food-friendly wine. This amber wine is best served like a red, decanted and at cellar temperature; enjoy it with hearty fare--its palate of will stand up to it. Like Gravner’s Breg, a blend of white grapes, this mono-varietal Ribolla Gialla ferments on the skins for about a year in amphora and then ages for a year in cask before bottling. It’s an age-worthy experience in natural winemaking that could only come from the hand of Josko Gravner. more info
Gravner Ribolla Gialla Anfora 2010 750ml
Gravner Ribolla Gialla Anfora 2010 750ml
Price: $89.99

2010 saw a wet growing year, but Josko Gravner works wonders in rainy vintages, and this ’10 Ribolla Gialla is stunning. Crushed sage and oregano frame the luscious peaches and crisp apples of this Ribolla Gialla, and these notes are underlain with accents of savory flint, toasted hazelnuts, sun-warmed earth, and honeyed citrus. Intense and powerful, this wine fills the mouth with texture and marries its sweet inner perfume with saline minerals as it glides effortlessly to a lingering, complex finish. This amber wine is best served like a red, decanted and at cellar temperature; enjoy it with hearty fare--its intense palate will stand up to it. Like Gravner’s Breg, a blend of white grapes, this mono-varietal Ribolla Gialla ferments without temperature control and sits on the skins in amphora for about a year; the wine ages for six years in cask before bottling. It’s an age-worthy experience in natural winemaking that could only come from the hand of Josko Gravner. more info
Gravner Pinot Grigio Riserva 2006 750ml
Gravner Pinot Grigio Riserva 2006 750ml
Price: $159.00
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The final bottling of this unique Gravner Pinot Grigio, this copper-colored ’06 Riserva is unlike any other Pinot Grigio you’ve ever tasted. Coffee, crushed walnuts, baking spices, wet river rocks, and green tea frame the orchard and citrus fruits in this textured, layered Pinot Grigio. At once weighty, vibrant and mineral-rich, this wine wraps the palate with a tannic grip and a brocade-like silkiness. There’s a sneaky power in this Pinot Grigio, and it comes from the wine’s sturdy mineral core--this is a wine to be savored, meditated upon, and remembered. Grapes ferment with indigenous yeasts and without temperature control with extended maceration in amphorae; the wine ages for six years in large oak casks and is bottled without any fining or filtration, where it sits for another three years before release. Gravner made just over 100 cases of this last Pinot Grigio bottling. more info
Gravner Ribolla Gialla Anfora 2010 1.5L
Gravner Ribolla Gialla Anfora 2010 1.5L
Price: $189.00

2010 saw a wet growing year, but Josko Gravner works wonders in rainy vintages, and this ’10 Ribolla Gialla is stunning. Crushed sage and oregano frame the luscious peaches and crisp apples of this Ribolla Gialla, and these notes are underlain with accents of savory flint, toasted hazelnuts, sun-warmed earth, and honeyed citrus. Intense and powerful, this wine fills the mouth with texture and marries its sweet inner perfume with saline minerals as it glides effortlessly to a lingering, complex finish. This amber wine is best served like a red, decanted and at cellar temperature; enjoy it with hearty fare--its intense palate will stand up to it. Like Gravner’s Breg, a blend of white grapes, this mono-varietal Ribolla Gialla ferments without temperature control and sits on the skins in amphora for about a year; the wine ages for six years in cask before bottling. It’s an age-worthy experience in natural winemaking that could only come from the hand of Josko Gravner. more info
Gravner Ribolla Gialla Anfora 2006 1.5L
Gravner Ribolla Gialla Anfora 2006 1.5L
Price: $225.00
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Intense, tannic, powerful and singular, the Gravner’s Ribolla Gialla Anfora truly is a white that drinks like a red, and in the warm weather vintage of 2006, this wine is nothing short of extraordinary. Broad-shouldered and rich, this ’06 puts its honeyed apricots, smoke, cigar wrapper, warm spices and salinity front and center, conveying the kaleidoscopic palate with a velvety mouth-feel and a lingering finish. This amber wine is best served like a red, decanted and at cellar temperature; enjoy it with hearty fare--its palate of will stand up to it. Like Gravner’s Breg, a blend of white grapes, this mono-varietal Ribolla Gialla ferments on the skins for about a year in amphora and then ages for a year in cask before bottling. It’s an age-worthy experience in natural winemaking that could only come from the hand of Josko Gravner. more info