PREMIJER is the selected blend of the best reserves of Vranac from the wine cellar of Plantaže. It ages for four years, at least (partly in inox tanks, partly in wooden big barrels)and then, in the bottle for three years, where,in addition,it develops the exquisite complexity and elegance of grand wine.
Elegant, balanced wine of luxurious, savoury taste of black currants and prunes, rounded with fine, sweet vanilla tone. Developed and rich bouquet, patina character and opulence and subtlety of taste and scents of a grand wine.
Glass: large glass with wide bowl
Recommendation: It is desirable to decant the wine at least half an hour before serving it.
MATCHING WITH FOOD
Noble, mature, semi-fatty cheese, prosciutto and chocolate and walnut desserts
TECHNICAL SHEET (Pdf)
Viticultural areas: Skadar Lake Valley, Podgorica’s viticultural area
Location: Ćemovsko polje, microlocality Bunar 13
Size of the vineyard: 78 ha
Exposition: North – South
Soil: shallow, skeletal
Planting density: 2.60×0.80
Growing type: bilateral Guyot
Average age of the grapevines: 34 years
Varietal composition: Vranac
Yiled: 6-8 t/ha
Harvest time: second half of September
Manner of harvest: manual
Vinification: alcohol fermentation in the inox tank, MLF wooden vats
Temperature of fermentation: 25-27°C
Duration of fermentation:12-14 days
Duration of fermentation: 12-14 days
Malolactic fermentation: inoculation with the MLF bacteria
Aging: in the French oak barrels for 3 years, aged in the inox vat for 1 year, aged in the bottle for 3 years
The duration of aging : 7 years
Chemical analysis: pH -3.65; total acids- 5.25 g/l; alcohol-14,58 % vol.
Premijer 2000, Golden medal, AWC Vienna, Austria