Slovenia’s Simčič and Movia wineries bring great pours made from bodynamically grown grapes
MOVIA GORIŠKA BRDA PURO 2009
A unique sparkling wine that is not disgorged and you have to disgorge yourself. It shows a very fine bead of bubbles. Medium to full body. Light bread dough and spice. Dried apple. Very intense and beautiful. Drink it. 94 points
SIMCIC GORIŠKA BRDA REBULA OPOKA 2011
Very ripe fruit in this white with phenolic texture more akin to a red. Full body, chewy and rich. Loads of dried lemon and peach character. Light orange peel. Very low sulphur. caressing. Unique. Gets softer and softer on the palate with air. Like a Pinot Noir in the glass. Wow. Drink now.
MOVIA GORIŠKA BRDA LUNAR 9 2013
Incredibly dense and layered with so much richness and beauty. Ripe fruit yet bright and vivid. Full, so complex and fascinating. An energy and complexity of earth and fruit. Fermented with full berries in small used French oak barrels. Must decant before serving. Ribolla gialla.
SIMCIC GORIŠKA BRDA SAUVIGNON BLANC OPOKA 2013
A rich and fruity wine with sliced apple and lemon character. Papaya. Full body, oily and flavourful. Drink now. 95 points
MOVIA GORIŠKA BRDA EXTO GREDI 2015
Very contrasty and intense with dried peach and ripe pear. Tangy and spicy. Medium to full body, dense and layered. Very intense and flavourful. Bread dough undertones. Friulano. Drink now.