Region: Tikvesh, Macedonia
Varieties: 100% Syrah
Alcohol: 14 vol%
Annual Production: 15000 bt.
Color: Crimson red
Aromas: fine grain red fruits (redcurrant, blueberry, pomegranate)
Taste: complex juicy taste with soft tannins and pleasant aftertaste
Residual Sugar (g/l): 2,2
Acidity (g/l): 5,9
Vinification: Micro fermentation in 5 tones stainless steel tanks with controlled temperature and pumping over system, prolonged contact with the skins for greater extraction of desired compounds.
Serving Suggestions: At 16-18C with grilled pork and vial meats, spicy Chinese dishes, medium hard cheese.
Ageing Potential: Ageing Potential: If storage is done properly in optimal conditions wine will improve in the next 4-6 years.
REGION AND GRAPE SPECIFICS
Vineyard: 5 years old vineyard from The Vardar River Valley Region – Microlocation called Vrshnik. The area of the plantation is with density of 4200 vines per ha cultivated in spur cordone system. Yields average around 8000 kg/ha.
Harvest: End of September by hand and placed in 20 kg plastic casks