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MODEL

Dry red wine with garnet color characterized by a good and at the same time elegant structure. Suitable for long-term bottle aging. This wine with high potential will enrich any wine list and private collection.

 

Vines Vranac 80%, Syrah 20% both derived from the best selections of the vineyard Zagarac.
Growing area The vineyards of Zagarac, located in a hilly area exposed to the wind natural coming from the plain of Podgorica. Land abundant scheletro and rocks outcrops that makes them infertile and very mineral.
Planting year 2010
Density 6000 plants per hectare.
Training system Guyot.
Production 7 tons per hectare.
Picking Hand harvest with double selection.
Winemaking Vranac is fermented in terracotta amphorae from 1000 liters, maceration last about 20-25 days. After fermentation, the wine is kept in amphora for malolactic fermentation in temperature-controlled environment. Syrah is vinified separately with fermentation and maceration in stainless steel for 25-30 days. Malolactic fermentation is also done in steel.
Refining A part of the Vranac is maintained in amphora also for the refinement, the remaining part instead it, is aged in wooden barrels of 15 hl for 15 months; Syrah instead maintain the same period mainly in inox.
Serving suggestions Roasts, stews and mature cheeses.
Serving temperature 18 °C / 64 °F

84 Wine competition «Novi Sad»
Balkan

Model Vintage 2013
Gold medal

Sabаtina 2016
Croatia

Model Vintage 2013
Silver medal

AWC Vienna 2017
Austria

Model Vintage 2013
Gold medal

Sabatina 2017
Croatia

Model Vintage 2015
Silver medal

The Balkans International Wine Competition 2018
Sofia, Bulgaria

Model Vintage 2015
Silver medal

Vranac

The variety Vranac - authentic Montenegrin variety. Besides Montenegro, this variety is also grown in Serbia and Macedonia.

Basic description of this variety with all ampelographic characteristics, was given by academician Marko Ulicevic 1972. «From this variety is produced the dry wine, with unique taste and character, which highlights for the Balkan. The berries are large and dark, but the wine is moderately strong and very generous.

Young wines produced from varieties Vranac are light colored, with a taste reminiscent of fruit jelly. Strong structure with tannins gives freshness. After aging 1-2 years, color of this wine becomes intense ruby. The scent becomes complex, with tones of cinnamon, chocolate, sweets, color, dark fruit and wood, such as oak. Palate is strong, the sharpness develops during the long and fine round finale».