Tilia Estate - Wine Cellar
Potoče 41 5263 Dobravlje
++386 5 364 66 84, ++386 31 399 748
Wine varietiessivi pinot, chardonnay, merlot, sauvignon, modri pinot, rumeni muškat, cabernet sauvignon
Wine-growing districtsValley of Vipava
Locationin the countryside
Languages spokenSlovene, English, Italian
TILIA ESTATE is a private wine cellar owned by the young family of Melita and Matjaž Lemut, both University trained vintners and enologists with international experiences, especially from Switzerland and California.
It is located in Slovenia´s south-western Vipava Valley, just 70 miles from Venice (Italy).
Established in 1994 has launched its first vintage in 1996.
The wine is sold under the name TILIA, which is Latin name for linden tree, that grows on the estate.
Total annual production is 2,900 cases.
TILIA WINES - philosophy of bottling two different lines of wine, both based on fruit character.
SUNSHINE TILIA collection, equipped with a orange label representing young yearly fresh wines with character
based on freshness and variety characteristics. Fresh fruit primary aromas are dominated.
Wines keep their unique fresh and fruity character for about 2 years after bottling and are produced to drink young (Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Sauvignon, Galileus)
GOLDEN TILIA is collection equipped with black label that represents special wines aged in Slovenian oak barrels.
Wines are based on the grape with prolonging maturation in the vineyard.
By breathing through the oak wines get developed in 2-3 years and are bottled after that.
Ready to drink are able to be aged another 5-10 years. (Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Rubido, Nostra)
: Special features:
Wine tasting with relaxed conversation about wines and the winegrowing district; an organized tour of the valley is also possible.
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