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$79.95

Radikon

Ribolla Gialla 2014
Radikon

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Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy

Type: Orange
Vintage: 2014
Sulfites: 28 mg/L
Alcohol: 12.5%
Varietal: Ribolla Gialla
Production: Organic
Style: Complex, Hype Juice
Importer: Jenny & Francois

1 liter of orange wine from the legend himself! With 2-4 months maceration, 4 years in neutral oak, and 2 years in bottle. This is an incredibly refined orange with with stone fruit, nuttiness, ginger and other spice, as well as mushrooms and forest floor. Beautifully high acid with a saline texture and wonderful minerality. Note: Limit 1/order

Pairing Suggestions: Tapas, Charcuterie, Pasta

The Radikon winery is located in Oslavia, on the plateau that goes from the bridge on Isonzo river, near Gorizia, to San Floriano hill. The company consists of about eighteen hectares of vineyards located near the company headquarters and placed on steep slopes, very tiring to work but very generous in quality level. The soil consists mainly of eocene marls and corresponds to the optimal conditions for excellence viticulture. Since 1980, the company is run by Stanislao (Stanko) Radikon, his wife Suzana and their son, Saša. Uncompromisingly Natural We have always actively sought to make natural wines, with the highest respect for the soil and the environment. This belief has let us abandon all chemical additives and reduce treatments to the least possible, both in the vineyards and in the cellar, since 1995. In our vineyards the yields are very low (4 to 5 bunches for each vine), and the grapes are harvested by hand in small boxes only at optimal ripeness. In the cellar, the grapes are de-stemmed and left on their skins in wooden vats for a long time. During this maceration we do 3 to 4 stirrings per day. In other words, we use the same vinification process for white wines as those used for red wines. The material extracted during this maceration allows us to produce wines without preservatives, so we are absolutely certain that they are 100% wine. The wine is aged for three years in large wooden barrels and then for one more year in bottle. It may be slightly unclear because it is not filtered in any way. Because of the skin maceration, it is deeply and intensely colored. For tasting our wines at their best, we suggest drinking the wines at 15° C/ 59 F, and do not place them in the refrigerator for a longer period.

Where do you ship?

We ship to every state except AK, HI, UT, KY, AL, AR. 

How long will it take to get my order?

On average it takes about 3 days to receive your wine. For larger metropolitan areas it will likely be less and for more rural it could be a day or two more. You'll get tracking information in your confirmation email!

What shipping carriers do you use?

We use either UPS or FedEx, depending on the state. 

Do I need to be there to sign?

Yes! Federal law requires the signature of someone 21+ for any alcohol delivery. We want to make sure you get your wine, so please make sure someone is there to sign for it when it comes. The delivery service will make three attempts before returning the shipment to our fulfillment center. Note that there will be a restocking fee for returned shipments.

What are the shipping costs?

We charge $9.95 to ship any retail under $125. All wine club orders and retail orders over $125 ship free!

We're a proud partner of 1% for the Planet, a 501(c)(3) based in Burlington, VT. As a Business Member, we've committed to giving 1% of our annual sales revenue every year to approved nonprofit partners. 1% for the Planet approved nonprofit partners are carefully vetted environmental organizations that are eligible to receive funding from our members. These include organizations like such as WIRES, Rainforest Trust, Protect Our Winters, and many more.

Learn more at onepercentfortheplanet.org.

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Producer Profile

The Radikon winery is located in Oslavia, on the plateau that goes from the bridge on Isonzo river, near Gorizia, to San Floriano hill. The company consists of about eighteen hectares of vineyards located near the company headquarters and placed on steep slopes, very tiring to work but very generous in quality level. The soil consists mainly of eocene marls and corresponds to the optimal conditions for excellence viticulture. Since 1980, the company is run by Stanislao (Stanko) Radikon, his wife Suzana and their son, Saša. Uncompromisingly Natural We have always actively sought to make natural wines, with the highest respect for the soil and the environment. This belief has let us abandon all chemical additives and reduce treatments to the least possible, both in the vineyards and in the cellar, since 1995. In our vineyards the yields are very low (4 to 5 bunches for each vine), and the grapes are harvested by hand in small boxes only at optimal ripeness. In the cellar, the grapes are de-stemmed and left on their skins in wooden vats for a long time. During this maceration we do 3 to 4 stirrings per day. In other words, we use the same vinification process for white wines as those used for red wines. The material extracted during this maceration allows us to produce wines without preservatives, so we are absolutely certain that they are 100% wine. The wine is aged for three years in large wooden barrels and then for one more year in bottle. It may be slightly unclear because it is not filtered in any way. Because of the skin maceration, it is deeply and intensely colored. For tasting our wines at their best, we suggest drinking the wines at 15° C/ 59 F, and do not place them in the refrigerator for a longer period.

Shipping

Where do you ship?

We ship to every state except AK, HI, UT, KY, AL, AR. 

How long will it take to get my order?

On average it takes about 3 days to receive your wine. For larger metropolitan areas it will likely be less and for more rural it could be a day or two more. You'll get tracking information in your confirmation email!

What shipping carriers do you use?

We use either UPS or FedEx, depending on the state. 

Do I need to be there to sign?

Yes! Federal law requires the signature of someone 21+ for any alcohol delivery. We want to make sure you get your wine, so please make sure someone is there to sign for it when it comes. The delivery service will make three attempts before returning the shipment to our fulfillment center. Note that there will be a restocking fee for returned shipments.

What are the shipping costs?

We charge $9.95 to ship any retail under $125. All wine club orders and retail orders over $125 ship free!

1% for the Planet

We're a proud partner of 1% for the Planet, a 501(c)(3) based in Burlington, VT. As a Business Member, we've committed to giving 1% of our annual sales revenue every year to approved nonprofit partners. 1% for the Planet approved nonprofit partners are carefully vetted environmental organizations that are eligible to receive funding from our members. These include organizations like such as WIRES, Rainforest Trust, Protect Our Winters, and many more.

Learn more at onepercentfortheplanet.org.

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