Gordia Natural Bubbles
Gordia is an indigenous name for the area above Ankaran, where Andrej Čep and his family have a restaurant with the same name. Their 3.5 hectares of vineyards and winery are less then a kilometer from the Adriatic Sea, and have been farmed organically since 2011. The proximity to the sea and the constant wind gives all the wines a salinity and minerality that balances the fruit flavors perfectly. All wines are produced without the use of chemicals and fermented with native yeasts, unfiltered, unfined and contain under 40ppm total sulfites. The winery has been using Georgian kvevri since 2011, and makes wine in simillar style to the traditional Georgian method. Their fresh malvazija is lively and mineral. The pet-nats are refreshing and more complex then most. Their kvevri wine named ‘amfora’ is deep, complex and delicious. It easily rivals some of the best skin contact wines of Slovenia and Italy.