Ribolla Gialla or Rebula has always been regarded as a premium variety in Brda and the Collio. First references to a wine called Rebolium date back to the Middle Ages and it is the only local variety consistently described, celebrated and honoured by awards over the centuries, achieving its peak of fame under the rule of the Counts of Gorizia and Gradisca. Documents of the period highlight that the best vineyards for the cultivation of the variety were to be found in the communes of Kojsko and San Floriano del Collio, confirmation, alongside the other historical references, of the particular vocation of their soils and climate for Ribolla Gialla or Rebula.
Sinefinis Rebolium is a sparkling wine made from a blend of Italian and Slovene grapes using the traditional method of refermentation in the bottle. The wine remains on the lees for a minimum of 36 months, producing a fine and persistent perlage. The nose exalts aromas of grapes picked at optimum ripeness, accompanied by a hint of mature yeast, while the finish on the palate is prolonged and satisfying. Rebolium-Sinefinis is subtle and refined, though also a wine of character. An ideal aperitif but also a perfect match for fish and poultry dishes, or simply to enjoy in the company of friends.
A TOAST FOR SPECIAL OCCASIONS
Sinefinis Rebolium was presented at the Italian Embassy in Ljubljana in 2010 and was selected to celebrate the meeting between the Italian President Giorgio Napolitano and his Slovene counterpart Danilo Turk on the occasion of their meeting at the Slovene Embassy in Rome in 2011.