International wine exhibition VITIS AUREA Modra 2017 has successfully finalized on 03.02.2017 in Slovakia. ELESKO was awarded as champion in the category of straw wines.
TASTE AND SENSORY ATTRIBUTES:
Wine of a beautiful dark golden color with greenish reflections along the viscious edge. Honey aroma of this wine unfolds with prevalent track of ripe exotic fruit, lychee, yellow melon as well as ripe peaches, underlined by spicy and herbal undertones. Palate is generous, harmoniously balanced with a long and delicious fruit and honey aftertaste.
Duck rillettes served with duck broth jelly; vegetables and sage; home made yolk custard with caramelized cane sugar; curd cheese balls with poppy seeds and berries
Straw wine made using traditional method of slow drying process on pallets in a well-ventilated room during 3 months. The grapes were harvested by hand on November 10, 2009. The average sugar content after drying was 28,00°NM. In this sunny year with a long, warm autumn, gentle pressing process in conjunction with reductive technology and sunny allowed for production of this unique, naturally sweet wine.
More than 460 wines enrolled in this competition. Results in all categories can be found here: http://www.mvc.sk/data/documents/documents-2d9378ef7a3deedb705a6ee08132bdd3/vysledky-sampioni-a-ocenenia.pdf