14 – 16 °C
WINE DESCRIPTION: Red wine of matured aromas of riped forest fruit, dry plums and jams. On the palate and nose smoky notes are present. On the palate rich minerality. Medium bodied. The wine is drinkable now but also suitable for aging (2-3 years). VINEYARD: Pliska (1.0 ha, altitude 170 m a.s.l.) 5500 vines/ha, average plant age 3 years, single guyot training system. SOIL: flish, clay WINE YIELD: 30 hL/ha HARVESTING: hand picked BOTTLING: April 2018 PRODUCTION: 300 cases WINE TECHNOLOGY: The wine of young vines, bad vintage, but rich and well matured grapes.Before maceration a part of the must is taken away to concentrate the tannins and colours. Two days of cold maceration is followed by 7 days of skin contact fermentation. The wine is aged for 16 months in Slavonian oak barrique berrels. Controlled Malolactic fermentation and 6 months of active batonaging. WINE CARACTERISTICS: Alc: 13.5 vol. % Sugar cont.: 2.5 g/L Acid: 5.8 g/L FOOD AND WINE Recommended to all kind of white meat, grilled fishes and aromatic cheeses.