Wine Uka

Pulëz Rroshnik 2018 - 12,5% vol. - UKA Winery

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Description
White wine produced from the Pulëz grape variety, grown in Berat and harvested in the village of Roshnik, considered its oldest area of ​​origin.
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    year
     2018
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    country
     Albania
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    format
     750ml
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    grape variety
     Pulëz
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    alcohol
     12.5% vol
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    allergens
     Sulfites
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    type
     White wine
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    Production hectare
     50 quintals
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    number bottles
     About 5000 bottles/year
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    temperature
     12°C
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    location
     Roshnik - Berat, Southern Albania,
Product information
Ideal consumption
1-3 years
Vinification in steel. Aging on the lees, batonnage, filtration and bottling
Producer
Uka
Description

White wine produced from the Pulëz grape variety, grown in Berat and harvested in the village of Roshnik, considered its oldest area of ​​origin. The vineyard is located in the center of the forest, where wild boars eat these grapes as their favorite food. This vine grew naturally on trees for a long time before area residents began cultivating it. The wine has a light golden color, with fruity flavors of ripe white fruit and great structure for aging. It pairs well with fish and pasta dishes.

Technical specifications:


-Grapes harvested by hand
-Small vineyard located in the middle of a forest at 600 meters above sea level
-Transported to the cellar in 20kg crates on cold trucks
-Pressing-Natural precipitation on stainless steel tanks
-Controlled cold fermentation for 12-15 days
-Battonage for 1 month
-Natural rainfall for 1 year
-Filtering and bottling

About the producer
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Uka Winery is located in the center of Albania in the rural areas of the capital Tirana. It was established in 2005, founded by Flori Uka (winemaker), the first generation of the family in wine production. After 5 years of working in different wineries in Friuli/Veneto and 2 years of studying at the University of Udine and Conegliano in Enology, Flori returned to Albania to follow his dream of rediscovering Albania's wine values. Albania is rich in indigenous varieties and viticultural history. A history suppressed by the Ottomans and the dictatorship system. Today the new generation of winemakers is discovering the true values of this map unknown to the rest of the world. In Albania almost every rural family grows grapes. In several areas indigenous varieties are grown that have existed for hundreds of years. The vision of the Uka winery is to collect these grapes from different families throughout Albania to take the maximum potential of the same varieties. Following a cooperative-like system, Flori works with nearly 200 families throughout Albania who have indigenous grape varieties with an area of less than 1 hectare. Thus it is possible to search for the true potential of the terroir to express the maximum of our values in the wine. The purpose of the winery is to create a database of indigenous areas and varieties that are expressed to the fullest in our wines. We see our winery as a future wine museum where winelovers from around the world can come and taste Albania in a glass.
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