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Gravner 2005 Amfora Ribolla Gialla (Venezia Giulia)

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Amfora’s copper-ornage color is completely unique in the wide world of contemporary wine. There’s a luminous brightness to the wine’s appearance that defies its many years of age. Matured in clay amphorae, this pure expression of Ribolla Gialla delivers a softer approach than Gravner’s Breg (a white blend) and amazingly intense aromas of resin, pine nut, caramel…  — M.L.  (6/1/2013)
93
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Gravner 2005 Anfora Breg White (Venezia Giulia)

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Gravner’s Breg (Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio and Riesling Italico) shows Sauternes-like aromas of honey, candied apricot, butterscotch, caramel and almond paste. The wine delivers a pretty orange color with copper highlights (it is famously aged in clay amphorae) with firm but velvety rich tannins. The finish is long and smooth and there’s a very beautiful…  — M.L.  (6/1/2013)
93
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Gravner 2003 Anfora Ribolla Gialla (Venezia Giulia)

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There’s no other wine like this in the world, and it won’t appeal to everyone. Anfora is matured in ceramic amphorae for seven months in a throwback to ancient winemaking techniques to achieve a deep golden color and penetrating aromas of resin, caramel, chestnut honey and cola. The firmstructure could match that of a mature red and the wine imparts resinous…  — M.L.  (3/1/2009)
92
points

Gravner 2003 Anfora Breg White (Venezia Giulia)

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  1. $120
A totally unique blend of Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio and Riesling Italico, Breg is a labor of love with a deep golden color and intense aromas of caramel, butterscotch, mature apricot and chewy caramel. The wine’s density is thick, creamy and smooth. Try it with red wine foods such as succulent lamb or honey-roasted ham.  — M.L.  (3/1/2009)
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