Klabjan - Slovenia
The valley is located 3 km from the sea, the Gulf of Trieste, and climbs steeply to the north-west to the wall of the Karst limestone up to 400 meters. North-east towards the foothills marly "white lands" of Istria. The valley is shaped like a funnel .Wide open over the sea, and close up towards the karst hills.
It enjoys a Mediterranean climate, which is affected by a significant exchange of air, mistral and bora and a significant day-night temperature swing. The soil is mixed: on the side of karst limestone, clay and marl-white lands on the opposite side.
In the central part of the valley the soil is mixed. The vineyards are worked in a organic way, they are planted with indigenous grass species and conducted without irrigation.
The wines are made in a traditional way with natural alcoholic and malolactic fermentation and long maturation on yeast, they are not filtred with very low use of sulphites.