Strekov 1075, Nigori
A fresh and creamy orange from Slovakia. Buttery, with a blast of peachy, citrus and floral notes. Great length, and just enough acidity for balance. Not a mega funky orange, but loaded with flavour.
What is Strekov 1075 Nigori wine?
Strekov 1075 Nigori is a unique and distinctive wine produced by the Strekov 1075 winery in Slovakia. It is a cloudy or milky white wine known as "Nigori," featuring a distinctively unfiltered appearance.
What makes Strekov 1075 Nigori wine special?
Strekov 1075 Nigori wine stands out due to its organic and biodynamic production methods, prioritising minimal intervention in the vineyard and the winemaking process. These practices aim to create wines in harmony with nature and the environment.
What does it mean for Strekov 1075 Nigori wine to be organic?
The term "organic" refers to the grapes used in the wine being cultivated without synthetic pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers. Strekov 1075 Nigori wine follows these organic farming principles to promote sustainable viticulture and environmental health.
What is biodynamic winemaking, and how is it related to Strekov 1075 Nigori wine?
Biodynamic winemaking is an extension of organic farming that incorporates spiritual and holistic beliefs. Strekov 1075 Nigori wine adheres to biodynamic practices, considering the vineyard as an ecosystem and following lunar cycles and cosmic rhythms to enhance the overall quality and expression of the wine.
Is Strekov 1075 Nigori wine suitable for vegans?
Yes, Strekov 1075 Nigori wine is vegan-friendly. It is produced without animal-derived fining agents during the clarification process, making it suitable for those following a vegan lifestyle.
Does Strekov 1075 Nigori wine contain sulfites?
Strekov 1075 Nigori wine is considered a low-sulfite wine. While sulfites occur naturally in grapes, the winery limits added sulfites, resulting in lower sulfite levels than conventionally produced wines.
How is Strekov 1075 Nigori wine best served and paired with?
Strekov 1075 Nigori wine is typically served chilled, and its cloudy appearance adds to its unique appeal. It can be enjoyed on its own or paired with various dishes. The winery's tasting notes or recommendations may suggest suitable food pairings.
Does Strekov 1075 offer other wines besides Nigori?
Yes, Strekov 1075 likely produces a range of other wines as well. Apart from Nigori, they may offer different styles, grape varieties, and blends, each reflecting their commitment to organic and biodynamic practices.
Is Strekov 1075 Nigori wine suitable for ageing?
Strekov 1075 Nigori wine may have ageing potential, but its specific ageing characteristics can vary with each vintage. Some natural wines, including orange wines like Nigori, can develop interesting complexities over time. Consider consulting the winery or wine experts for guidance on ageing this wine.
Origin: Strekov, Slovakia
Grape varieties: Welschriesling
Food pairings: Pork, duck, curry, spicy food, cheese
Bottle size: 75cl
Delivery Local delivery (E17, E10 postcodes): Free Available for deliveries within London E17, E10 postcodes only. Next day service* (*subject to availability)
Click & Collect: Free Place your order online, then pop by to our shop (149 Forest Rd, E17) during our opening hours to pick up your bottles. We will contact you as soon as your order is ready.
Standard Delivery: £8.95 Free over £70 (£8.95 standard charge) Next day service, we dispatch parcels Mon - Fri with DHL couriers. All orders placed until midnight will be dispatched next working day on next day service.
Returns: If you are unsatisfied for any reason, you may return your purchase within 30 days. Free to store, if not possible, the buyer is responsible for return shipping and may ship back the item using the carrier of their choice.