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TELLUS

Gea and Tellus: only two earthly divinities could lend their name to a pair of wines so deeply connected to the land in which they are born and the land in which tehy evolve. Native Balkan grape varieties give life to Amfora, a unique wine duo with distinctive charactiristics bestowed by vinification and aging in terracotta amphorae.

Vines Vranac
Growing area Zagarac vineyards.
Planting year 2005
Density 5000 plants per hectare.
Training system Guyot.
Production 9 tons per hectare.
Picking Manual selection of grapes in the field.
Winemaking After meticulous selection the grapes and grape skins are placed in amphorae and left to macerate for 30 days.
Serving suggestions Roasts, stews and mature cheeses.
Serving temperature 18 °C / 64 °F

Decanter World Wine Awards 2017
Great Britain

92 points, Silver medal for quality

84th International wine competition «Novi Sad»
Balkan

Gold medal for quality

Dionizijana Split 2017
Croatia

Gold medal for quality

AWC Vienna, 2017
Austria

Silver medal

Sabatina 2017
Croatia

Gold medal for quality

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 produces the dry wine, with unique taste and character, which is characteristic 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 was strong, the sharpness develops during the long and fine round finale».