Retro White 2021
An orange wine from Slovenia's Vipava Valley blends Pinela, Zelen, Rebula, and Malvasia. Crafted with biodynamic and organic methods, it boasts a golden yellow hue, a complex bouquet of dried flowers, herbs, and mature fruit. A medium-bodied palate offers refreshing notes of strawberries, raspberries, and cherries, complemented by soft acidity and a pleasing finish. This limited-production gem is perfect with light appetizers, salads, seafood, and grilled meats.
Tasting Notes: Strawberries, raspberries, cherries, dried fruit, and chamomile.
Pairing Suggestions: Shrimp Cocktail, Grilled Chicken Skewers, Herb-Crusted Sea Bass
Slovenia, Vipava Valley
Zmagoslav Petrich, the visionary behind Guerila Wines since its establishment in 2005, embodies a profound commitment to viticulture and a profound respect for the land. The winery's name, "Guerila," aptly mirrors their rebellious spirit and determination to challenge conventional winemaking norms. Guerila Wines stands out for prioritizing sustainable and biodynamic viticulture, firmly believing that these practices unveil the true essence of the terroir. Focusing on indigenous grape varieties such as Pinela, Zelen, Rebula, and Malvasia, the winery contributes to preserving the unique heritage of the Vipava Valley region. In the winemaking process, meticulous hand-harvesting and grape selection ensure optimal quality. Embracing a philosophy of minimal intervention, they allow spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeasts, enabling the grapes to authentically express themselves. Traditional techniques like skin contact and oak aging are employed, while the use of sulfites is kept to a minimum, and most wines undergo no filtration. Guerila Wines offers a diverse portfolio, including whites, reds, and sparkling wines, each a distinct reflection of the specific terroir and grape variety. Standout wines like the Retro White, an orange wine celebrated for its complexity, and the Sparkling Zelen, a crisp and refreshing sparkling wine crafted from the indigenous Zelen grape, showcase their innovative approach. Internationally acclaimed, Guerila Wines has garnered prestigious awards and recognition from esteemed wine critics, solidifying their reputation for producing high-quality, innovative wines that capture the essence of their unique terroir. To taste Guerila Wines is to experience the result of a winemaker's dedication to sustainability, innovation, and the authentic expression of the land.