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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||Morava and Gigiac|
|Growing area||Gradjani vineyards.|
|Density||5000 plants per hectare.|
|Production||9 tons per hectare.|
|Picking||Manual selection of grapes in the field.|
|Winemaking||The best grapes are meticulously selected and the entire vinification process takes place in amphorae. The grapes and grape skins are initially macerated for a 60-day period then aged, also in terracotta, for 4-6 months.|
|Serving suggestions||Excellent with all fish dishes also well seasoned and with white meat.|
|Serving temperature||6-8 °C / 42-46 °F|
Dionizijana Split, 2017
Silver medal for quality
Morava is variety which is grown in the Faculty of Agriculture in Novi Sad, at the Institute of Viticulture in Sremski Karlovci and recognized since 2003. The variety has moderate taste, loose clusters, with roundly grain that is green and succulent. The main characteristic of the variety is high acidity. Grapes accumulate from 19 to 21% sugar. This is a high quality variety with scent reminiscent of Sauvignon.
Variety Gigiac - authentic Montenegrin variety. From this variety produces white wine of high quality, characterized by freshness. Gigiac variety from the beginning of cultivation-breeding in the vineyards around Podgorica, met with very favorable conditions for growth and development.