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Decanter Magazine - World Wine Awards 2019: The Winners, August 2019

Decanter World Wine Awards 2019

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Wines of the week: 8 wines from rarer grapes, Independent, May 10 2019

It was on a trip last year to lovely Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, where I encountered the intriguing rebula grape, which can produce wines with intense, savoury, nutty, and sometimes creamy and smoky flavours, a very different experience from the conventional aromatic, fruity, mineral or zesty flavour palate we see with the majority of our white wines.

It was just one of many fascinating, often sublime, local wines we tried there, either obscure native varieties or local takes on more well-known grapes such as riesling and pinot gris. The canny Slovenians keep most of their wines to themselves, but some do find their way here, such as the Gasper Rebula 2013 (£118 for six, minimum order; which has a long mineral finish and slightly oaky, nutty, full-bodied flavours. Some very fine white fish or pork belly would be a great match.

 Slightly more approachable in terms of price is the Gasper Rebula-Chardonny (£10.38; £12.95 where the chardonnay brings in lighter citrus and peach notes to balance the stronger rebula.

Wine review in The The Sunday Times, May 5 2019

2018 Gasper Pinot Grigio, Slovenia
Noel Young Wines, £14.50
"I poured this for guests on talkRADIO and asked them to guess what it was. Nobody got it right — it’s a stunning Slovenian wine, with lots of ripe pear, pineapple and cinnamon. One of the best pinot grigios I’ve had this year."

Thank you Will Lyons, The Sunday Times and Liberty Wines.

 Liberty Wines Press Update, April 5 2019

Julia Harding MW, Our spring 2019 collection – points east, 1st April 2019
Gašper, Pinot Grigio 2018, Slovenia
16.5 Points
Fresh aroma of pears and an attractive dusty/stony character. Cool, calm and collected. Straightforwardly refreshing bright fruit with just a slight leesy richness in the mouth, adding a counterpoint to the citrus crispness, and just a touch of Pinot Gris spice on the pear-fruited finish. Much more interesting than many wines labelled Pinot Grigio.

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