The last weekend was marked by the Wine Salon Monte Vino 2018.The Crystal Hall of the hotel Hilton in Podgorica gathered about 120 wineries and over 560 labels, expected eagerly to be tasted and commented by numerous wine lovers, sommeliers, catering personnel, journalists and other who decided to visit this traditional wine gathering in the centre of the capital.
Show-up of the company was as the Jubileum of 55 years from the foundation of the company and already known wine Epoha which has not left even the greatest wine connoisseurs detached by its intense ruby colour, opulence of ripe, fruity tones and fullness of taste . In opinions of many people, the wine wins them with its quality and very favourable price and the story about its origin is the pride not only of Plantaže, but also of whole Montenegro in which our brand has been leading regarding the quality and quantity of the premium products. Satisfied with the reactions of the wine audience to our latest label, all over the region, we use this exhibition as the introduction to completely new rose fruity, creamy experience, so we present as a debut, sparkling wine Montenegrin Val Rose with its seductive flavours of strawberries and raspberries and long lasting bubbles that increase pleasure with its freshness of taste by each sip with its freshness of taste . A lot of ladies have not hidden satisfaction and after visiting other stands, they returned to close the tasting day with the sips of our new blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Grenache, the attractive light pink colour of which with the copperlike reflection, freshness of fruity aromas and flavours please all senses.
The crown of the stand (not to write of the Salon)was Stari podrum Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, gold winner from Decanter in London last year, wherever it appears , it draws a huge interest both of wine experts and numerous wine audience, both young and old wine lovers. Sinergy of power of colours, opulence of aromas and fullness of tastes of the wine make each sip of this wine long-lasting and utterly precious. Pleasure of many visitors who enjoyed gold sips and comments of numerous comments of the visitors that they attended this Salon exclusively in order to try this ultra premium wine, filled our hearts on this occasion, as well, but they obliged us to keep making such great and powerful wines in future.
Besides a great show at the very Salon, the company held a workshop on the topic: Grapevine Varieties – Challenge for Creation of New Wines’, held by prof.dr Vesna Maraš, director of the R&D Department of the company.
Through numerous facts and results of important projects that the company implemented, it was shown in the workshop why Montenegro has been a small country of great wines and during the tasting of wines: Montenegrin Val Rose’, Kratošija and Epoha, all who attended it were acquainted closely with the production process of different types and styles of our wines. Director Vesna Maraš reminded that Plantaže has been the first company in the area of ex Yugoslavia that established European rules of production of grapes and wines and adapted all quality standards. On this ocassion also we reminded all present that our wines export today to more than 43 countries in the world and that they have won numerous important awards. What drew great attention of the audience at this workshop as well as of all international expert and scientific public is that Montenegrin Kratošija has the same DNA as Primitivo, namely, Zinfandel and that Vranac, Krstač and Žižak are Montenegrin autochtonous varieties that have unique, original DNA profiles. Great attention was drawn by the finding of close genetic link of Kratošija and Vranac. Just to remind, these important data were presented at the Conference on Vranac last year,initiated and organised by our company.
Salon Monte Vino was organised by the National Association of Sommeliers of Montenegro and Wine Academy of Montenegro ,under patronage of National tourist organisation of Montenegro.
Show-up of our company at this wine event also was evaluated by highest grades and numerous accolades,confirming popularity of our brand, not only at local but also at the regional and foreign markets which has been increasing almost every year due to the originality and authenticity of our premium wines.