ponedeljek, 16. januar 2012

Testing Prlekija's archive wines with Mr. Milan Hlebec

It was nice Saturday, 14th Jan., 2012 and were glade, that we spent it in one really beautiful part of Slovenia, in Prlekija, Štajerska Slovenija. We enjoyed in pleasant company, marvelous archive wines and delicious food.

First we went to Zidanica Malek, Svetinje, Jeruzalem (P&F Jeruzalem Ormož d.o.o.)

After welcome drink, sparkling wine - brut, we went to wine celler where we tasted 5 different archive rhine rieslings: semi-dry 1994, 1990, 1988 and semi-sweet 1983 in 1979 P&F Jeruzalem Ormož d.o.o.

Mr. Robert Puklavec, from P&F Jeruzalem Ormož d.o.o. wine cellar

archive rhine riesling 1994, 1990, 1988, 1983 and 1979

Then we went to Turistično vinogradniška kmetija Hlebec, Kog 108, Štajerska Slovenija where we had testing of archive wines from different wine cellars: Hlebec, MiroVino, P&F Jeruzalem Ormož d.o.o. and Vinag Maribor.

Before wine tasting, we had delicious goulash soup.

Archive wines before tasting...

Archive wines we tasted accompained by three different plates...

First we had dry sparkling wine Royal 1998, Vinag Maribor.

Mateja Štabuc, Vinag Maribor

Through the evening, Mr. Milan Hlebec introduced us arhive wines we tasted.

Mr. Milan Hlebec

- rhine riesling 2000, dry, Hlebec
- pinot blanc 1996, semi-dry, MiroVino
- rhine riesling 1997, dry, Hlebec
- rhine riesling 1996, semi-sweet, MiroVino
- rhine riesling 2000, dry, MiroVino

- šipon 1998, semi-dry, Hlebec
- sauvignon 2007, dry, Hlebec
- chardonnay 1999, semi-dry, Hlebec
- rhine riesling 1998, semi-dry, Hlebec
- chardonnay-magnum 2003, dry, MiroVino

First plate, accompained by first 10 archive wines:

- smoked beef roll with chocolate cream and red pepper
- home-made sausage with horseradish foam
- vegetable blini with salmon and red caviar

Second group accompained by second plate:

- yellow muscat 1996, semi-dry, Hlebec
- šipon 1996, semi-dry, MiroVino
- welchriesling 1997, semi-dry, MiroVino
- pinot blanc 1988, semi-sweet, P&F Jeruzalem Ormož d.o.o.
- welchriesling 1983, semi-sweet, P&F Jeruzalem Ormož d.o.o.

Second plate accompained by those 5 archive wines

- grilled pumpkins, stuffed with cheese
- "prleška" salad with fried turkey roulade with cottage cheese and pumpkin seeds
- homemade ravioli with deer and white chocolate filling

Sweet archive wines and dessert:

- ranina late harvest 2003, sweet, P&F Jeruzalem Ormož d.o.o.
- šipon selection 2000, sweet, Hlebec
- chardonnay selection 2003, sweet, Hlebec
- Fuga Mundi-magnum 2002, sweet, MiroVino


- traditional "prleška" buckwheat cake
cups with plum cream and chocolate

Milan (Hlebec), Vanja (mmm.vanja.si), Miro (MiroVino) & Robert (P&F Jeruzalem Ormož d.o.o.)

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