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White wine 2007 Štajerska Slovenija Chardonnay dry, Podravje, Slovenia

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Price: Up to 15.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: large wood
Variety: Chardonnay
Registration number: #DvMB405/09/S

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Last reviewed: 9 February, 2011
Wine-growing region in the Slovenian Podravje wine region; see there.

One of the three wine-growing regions in Slovenia in the east of the country on the borders to Austria (southern Styria) and Hungary. The name means "Drauland". It lies between the rivers Mura (Mur) and Drava (Drau) with the wine-growing centre Maribor (Marburg). In this town there is an allegedly 400 year old vine (see Žametovka). One of the most important Slovenian wine routes also begins in the old town centre. The Podravje wine-growing region is divided into two wine regions: Stajerska Slovenija with 8,685 hectares (Haloze, Ljutomer-Ormoz, Maribor, Ptuj-Srednje Slovenske Gorice, Radgona-Kapela and Smarje-Virstanj) and Prekmurje...

The first vines were planted in this area by the Celts some 2,400 years ago. The Romans influenced the viticulture especially in the area of Poetovium (Ptuj = Pettau). The Roman wine author Pliny the Elder (23-79) mentioned viticulture in the karst area and called these wines an elixir of life. During the migration of the peoples, viticulture came to a standstill again. But in the Middle Ages the wines were highly valued at the courts of Imperial Vienna and Archbishop Salzburg. The Austrian Archduke Johann (1782-1859) owned a model vineyard near Maribor (Marburg). Even today the influences of the historical and long affiliation to...

The white grape variety comes from France. There are about 120 synonyms, which indicate its age and worldwide distribution in most wine-growing countries. The most important ones, grouped alphabetically by country, are Clevner, Clävner (Alsace); Arboisier, Arnaison Blanc, Arnoison, Aubain, Aubaine, Auvergnat Blanc, Auvernat Blanc, Auxerrois, Auxois, Beaunois, Blanc de Champagne, Chardonnet, Chaudenay, Chaudent, Epinette, Epinette Blanc, Epinette de Champagne Gamay Blanc, Gentil Blanc, Luisant, Melon à Queue Rouge, Melon Blanc, Melon d'Arbois, Melon d'Arlay, Morillon, Morillon Blanc, Noirien Blanc, Pinot Blanc Chardonnay, Pinot de Bourgogne,...

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