Top quality dry red wine from the controlled designation of origin of Baranja Vineyards, bottled in 0.75 liter bottles and sealed with a screw cap.
Exposition: Karanačka planina (mountain), planted in 2004. Rows are on slopes and oriented North/South at altitude of 140-160 metres. Soil is degraded chernozem on loess with a deep A horizon. Between rows the grass was planted.
100% Pinot Noir
Harvest and Growth Cycle of Grapevines
Grapes were harvested from September 20 to 30, 2009. A vegetative cycle of grapevines was characterized by the excellent schedule of rains in spring and dry and hot summer which resulted in the extraordinary quality of the harvested grapes.
After harvest was done by hand, best grapes were selected. Fermentation together with maceration in Inox fermentation vats lasted for 8 to 12 days, thereafter pressing and continuation of malolactic fermentation continued in Inox fermentation vats. After blending and selection the ageing in large barrels and Inox vats continued for 8 to 12 months.
It can be enjoyed now or kept for 2 years.
Wine is of red brick and transparent colour. It has scents of black fruits whereby sour cherries and cherries dominate with some strawberries in background. Wine is soft, round and harmonious, extremely easy going. Wine is in a superb condition, ready for serving. It is light, gentle and wine with great structure.
To be served at 18 degrees Celsius. Matching food includes red meat, game, Slavonian sausages and Kulen (a local fermented sausage). Alcohol is 14.3%.