Region: Tikvesh, Povardarje, Macedonia
Varieties: 100% Temjanika (Muscat Frontignan)
Alcohol: 14 vol%
Annual Production: 10000 bt.
Color: lemon yellow
Aromas: intensive muscat aroma with white flowers and fruity notes of lychee.
Taste: well balanced, fresh, with pleasant citrusy finish.
Serving Suggestions: At 10-12˚C with scallops, asparagus, Danish blue cheese, white peaches.
Residual Sugar (g/l): 1 mg/l
Acidity (g/l): 5,3 mg/l
Vinification: The fermentation of the grape juice is processed in 5 tones tanks with controlled temperature. Short contact with skins was done for greater extraction of desired aromatic compounds. Wine was aged with less (sur lie).
Ageing Potential: If storage is done properly in optimal
conditions wine will keep it’s freshness in the next few years.
REGION AND GRAPE SPECIFICS
Vineyard: 20 years old vineyard from The Vardar River Valley Region – Place called Smolnik. The area of the plantation is with density of 4200 vines per ha cultivated in spur cordon and system. Yields average around 8000 kg/ha.
Harvest: End of August by hand and placed in 20 kg plastic casks.