- red still, dry
- IGP Venezia Giulia, Italy
- Dario Prinčič
- Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
- 1254 UAH
- not available
4.00 / 5.0·750 ml·@Lo Kyiv
Dario Prinčič's red wines stand out for their consistent appeal, distinct from the whites. This one features a rich bouquet of black fruit, leather, dried herbs, smoke, and earth. Despite a hint of funkiness, they remain well-balanced and pleasantly easy to enjoy. Fresh, long and flavourful. Truly wonderful.
Dario Prinčič established his namesake winery in 1993, marking a significant transition from his family's longstanding tradition of selling grapes to other local wineries. It wasn't long before Dario began to innovate; just six years into the winemaking business, he started experimenting with maceration techniques for white wines. This process imbued the wines with a remarkable complexity and texture, captivating Dario to such an extent that he resolved to apply maceration across his entire production in the subsequent year.
Today, Dario Prinčič's winery is a family-run affair, overseeing 10 hectares of densely planted vineyards. These vineyards are uniquely situated, benefiting from a soil composition rich in clay and sandstone, which is instrumental in the distinctive character and terroir expression of their wines. This combination of soil types contributes significantly to the depth and nuance found in their wine offerings.
Under Dario's guidance, the winery has become renowned for its commitment to natural winemaking practices. Dario Prinčič is often recognized as one of the trailblazers in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region for adopting and perfecting the art of extended skin contact in white wines. This innovative approach not only distinguishes their wines but also reflects a deep respect for tradition and a bold willingness to redefine it.
The Prinčič wines are celebrated for their rich, expressive nature, combining traditional techniques with a modern sensibility. By embracing the full potential of their grapes and terroir, the winery continues to be a testament to the evolution and diversity of Italian winemaking.