Top 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.
Exposition: Karanačka planina (mountain).All vineyards on that exposition were planted in 2004. Rows are on slopes and oriented North/South at altitude of 220 metres. Between rows the grass was planted.
73% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Merlot
Harvest and Growth Cycle of Grapevines
Grapes were harvested from September 20 to October 20, 2009. A vegetative cycle of grapevines was characterized with excellent schedule of rains in spring and dry and hot summer which resulted in the excellent 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 2 to 16 days, thereafter pressing and continuation of malolactic fermentation in large Slavonian oak barrels. After blending and selection of the best young wines, the ageing in large barrels continued for 10 to 14 months in large barrels. After the repeated selection of best barrels wine was blended in Inox and kept until bottling.
Wine was aged in Inox tanks and after 6 months of ageing bottled in 0.75 liter bottles and sealed with a natural cork. After bottling it aged another 3 months in the bottle.
It can be enjoyed now or kept. The wine shall continue its development in the bottle for minimum 5 years.
Wine has deep ruby colour. On the nose there is fruitiness from black fruit and aromas resembling cacao. Wine is harmonious, soft, generous, savory and with smooth yet ripe tannins with a kiss of oak. Wine is elegant and perfectly balanced. To be served at 18 to 20 degrees Celsius. Matching food includes red meat, game, ripe and powerful cheeses and Kulen (a local fermented sausage). Alcohol is 15.5%.
Emozioni dal mondo: Merlot e Cabernet insieme, Bergamo 2012 GOLD