Vranec Cabernet
Reserve 2006

Dry red wine

Year: 2006
Region: Tikvesh, Macedonia
Variety: 50% Vranec, 50% Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol: 12,5vol%
Annual Production: 5000 bt

Color: Deep ruby with purple hints
Aromas: Fruity aromas of black berry, black plum, cherry.
Taste: Pleasant taste with jammy aromas of ripe fruit complemented with a pleasant chocolate scent. Aged in barriques for 24months, the wine has expressed powerful tannins and long aftertaste.
Residual Sugar (g/l): 2,6
Acidity (g/l): 6

Vinification: Micro fermentation in 5 tones stainless steel tanks with controlled temperature and pumping over system, prolonged contact with the skins for greater extraction of desired compounds.
Ageing: 24 mounts in Macedonian and French Barriques
Ageing Potential: If storage is done properly in certain conditions wine will show its potential in the next few years

At 16-18C with spicy lamb stew, grilled steak, roast beef

Vineyard: 19 years old vineyard from The Vardar River Valley Region – Place called Smolnik. The area of the plantation is with density of 4200 vines per ha cultivated in spur cordone system. Yields average around 8000 kg/ha.
Harvest: End of September 2006. The grapes are harvested by hand and placed in 20 kg plastic casks.


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