May 25 2019

Wine of poetry

The wine called t’ga za jug – semi-dry red wine with dark red color it is made from Vranec. On the nose this wine exhibits aromas of red fruits and on the palate you can notice black currants, raspberries, blackberries and raisins. This wine is full bodied displaying a peasant and sweet aftertaste.

  • Variety: 100% Vranec
  • Alc: 13%
  • Total acid: 5 g/l
  • Ph: 3.5 Sugar: 10.5 g/l
  • Annual production: 600,000 L

 

 

Vinification

  • Harvest: Manual harvest in 20 kg casks, the grapes are chilled in a cooling room at a temperature of 6-7°C
  • Type of vats: Concrete vats
  • Method of maceration: Cold maceration on temperature of 8°C for 3 days, skin maceration for 15 days
  • Average temperature of fermentation: 26-28°C
  • Average time of aging: 12 months

 

 

Tasting notes

  • Colour: Deep ruby
  • Bouquet: Pronounced aroma of overripe sour cherries, ruspberries and raisin
  • Palate: Semi-dry wine, medium acidity, medium tannins, full body and long finish

 

Cultivation Manastirec vineyards

  • Planted surface: 250 ha
  • Type of pruning: Double Guyot
  • Density: 4‚000 vines/ha
  • Geology: Alluvial and rendzina soil
  • Average age of the vines: 20-30 years
  • Rainfall: 350-400 l/m2
  • Sunny days: 170-190 days
  • Harvesting period: Middle of September to end of September

 

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