Radikon Ribolla 3781 2007 (500ml)
10% discount when purchasing 6 or more bottles
There's something pretty special about Radikon.
Tucked away in the pristine slopes of Friuli, Saša Radikon is continuing the work of his father, Stanko, creating wines that have gained a loyal and committed following. From its experimental beginnings in 1995, Radikon is now one of the most influential producers of the natural wine movement, and their wines absolutely set the benchmark for how complex and compelling orange wine can be. These wines are wild, untamed and not for the faint of heart.
Indigenous to Friuli and the grape that started it all for Radikon. Single parcel Ribolla Gialla spent three months on skins, four years in barrel, and over 10 years in the bottle. 3781 is the parcel below Radikon's cellar and where the team harvest the best grapes, only in the greatest vintages.
About Radikon Ribolla 3781 2007 (500ml)
What Am I?
Pink/Orange, Ribolla Giallo
Where Am I From?
Italy, Friuli Italy
There’s something pretty special about Radikon. Tucked away in the pristine slopes of Fruili in northeast Italy, and a stone's throw from the Solvenian border, Stanko Radikon began experimenting in 1995 with his father's method of skin maceration with white grape varieties - a technique which had all but been replaced by modern interventionist winemaking.
Fast-forward to now, and Radikon is one of the most influential producers of the natural wine movement, with their wines serving as a benchmark for how complex and engaging orange wine can be.
Wild, untamed, and not for the faint of heart, the wines come from low-yielding, organically farmed vineyards which are fermented on skins for around three months - before extensive time on lees in huge Slavonian oak casks.