Wine

A quality dry red wine from the controlled designation of origin of Baranja Vineyards bottled in 0.75 liter bottles and sealed with a natural cork.

Vineyard

Exposition: Karanačka planina (mountain).All vineyards on that exposition were planted in 2004. Rows are on slopes and oriented North/South at altitude of 160 to 200 metres.

Variety

100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Harvest and Growth Cycle of Grapevines

Grapes were harvested from October 10 to 20, 2008. The good viticultural conditions and vegetative cycle of grapevines in 2008 resulted in the excellent quality of the harvested grapes with the pronounced varietal characteristics.

Vinification

Fermentation together with maceration in Inox fermentation vats lasted for 10 to 14 days, malolactic fermentation in Inox tanks. After blending and selection, the ageing in large barrels and Inox tanks continued for 8 to 12 months.

Ageing

Wine was aged in Inox tanks and after 3 months of ageing bottled in 0.75 liter bottles and sealed with a natural cork. After bottling the wine was matured for another month.

Cellaring

It can be enjoyed now or kept for 3 years.

Tasting Notes

Wine has very deep ruby colour and it’s of medium density. On the nose it has black fruit and sour cherry while in background there are hints of spicy pepper.

The best is to serve this wine at 18 to 20 degrees Celsius. Matching food includes red meat, mature cheese and Kulen (a local fermented sausage). Alcohol is 14 %