Region: Tikvesh, Povardarje, Macedonia
Varieties: 100% Vranec
Alcohol: 13,8 vol%
Annual Production: 10000 bt.
Color: Ruby red with purple hint
Aromas: black cherry and plum
Taste: ripe blackberries complemented by the pleasant scent of vanilla which comes from the short contact of wine with the oak; wine with rich structure and soft ripe tannins.
Residual Sugar (g/l): 5,1
Acidity (g/l): 6,3
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 meat, pork chops, spicy Chinese dishes.
Ageing Potential: If storage is done properly in optimal conditions wine will show its potential in the next few years.
REGION AND GRAPE SPECIFICS
Vineyard: 15 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 cordone system. Yields average around 10000 kg/ha.
Harvest: Middle of September by hand and placed in 20 kg plastic casks