Gentilini Robola Wild Paths

Gentilini Robola Wild Paths

Gentilini Robola
Wild Paths

Made from Robola grown in the oldest vineyard at 850m altitude. 50% of the must is inoculated with native Robola yeast while 20% of the total is fermented in French and American oak barrels to give additional depth and complexity. Citrus aromas and hints of white peaches, citron and vanilla, driven by flinty minerality.

TYPE Dry White Wine – PDO Robola of Kefalonia
VARIETIES Robola of Kefalonia 100%.
Increasingly rare and low-yielding. Thrives on the poor limestone and gravelly soils of the Kefalonian highlands. Considered one of the finest Greek white varieties with characteristic citrus and mineral aromas.
GRAPE ORIGIN Single vineyard at high elevation within the PDO zone on Kefalonia. The very best grapes of the vintage are selected for this limited edition wine
VINIFICATION Half of the free-run juice is innoculated with commercial yeast. 20% of this ferments in French oak barrels. The other half is inoculated with a native Robola yeast that we have isolated and researched. 20% of this ferments in American oak barrels. All the wines are carefully blended together following 4 months of batonnage.
PRODUCTION Limited to 4,500 bottles and 150 magnums
TASTING NOTES Fresh and citrusy, expressing all the characteristic fruit, minerality and terroir of this variety. Aromas of white peach and citron with hints of vanilla. Complex and balanced with a long finish.
FOOD PAIRING Seafood, shellfish, sushi, raw bar, lemon sauces, cheese.
ANALYSIS Alcohol: 13% Alc by Vol
Total Acidity: 7.3g/l tartaric acid
pH: 2.8
Residual Sugar: 2.3g/l
LABEL This elegant label reflects the premium and limited nature of this wine.

Decanter Wine Magazine

94 points