Crnogorski Cabernet

2014
Superior red wine
Dark red ruby colour of the wine.On nose, noticeable, sweetish aromas of: blackberry, blackcurrants, sour cherry and cherry, complemented with the black pepper notes. Soft tannins, abundant in the wine, give the fullness to the wine and lively acids make it very crispy.
Crnogorski Cabernet

Description

Year of manufacturing 2014
Wine variety Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol 13.5%

Dark red ruby colour of the wine.On nose, noticeable, sweetish aromas of: blackberry, blackcurrants, sour cherry and cherry, complemented with the black pepper notes. Soft tannins, abundant in the wine, give the fullness to the wine and lively acids make it very crispy. On palate, the wine is rounded with distinct fruitiness  of the ripe, mature , red fruit which give this wine a sweetish, fresh aftertaste.


Serving

Temperature: 18 °C
Glass:


Food pairing

Dishes, made of the red meat, not so fatty, smoked prosciutto, fatty river and lake fish, grilled, white meats, all types of the grill and roasted meat, mature, hard cheese.


Awards

2016

Montenegrin Cabernet 2012, Gold medal, Vino Ljubljana, Slovenia

Montenegrin Cabernet 2012, Gold medal, International Fair Novi Sad, Serbia

2013

Montenegrin Cabernet 2009, Gold medal, Emozioni dal Mondo, Italy

2012

Montenegrin Cabernet 2009, Silver medal, AWC Vienna, Austria

Montenegrin Cabernet 2009, Gold medal, International Fair Novi Sad, Serbia

Montenegrin Cabernet 2009, Gold medal, Jadranski sajam Budva, Montenegro

2011

Montenegrin Cabernet 2009, Gold medal, International Fair Novi Sad, Serbia

Technical information

Harvest

Although the harvest 2014 was extremely hard due to abundant precipitations during September, it did not affect the variety Cabernet Sauvignon , regarding the fact that the grapes were picked before the beginning of the rainy period. Grapes were picked in the phase of their full, technological ripeness.

Vineyard

VITICULTURAL AREA Valley of Lake Skadar, Podgorica’s viticultural area
LOCATION Ćemovsko polje; microlocalities: Nikolj Crkva, Cijevna bunar 9 and Cijevna bunar 7
EXPOSITION north-south
SOIL shallow, skeletal soil, sun-drenched (over 2.500 hours annually)
PLANTING DENSITY Plant density: on microlocalities Šipčanik and Cijevna bunar 9, 2.60×0.70 m and Nikolj crkva and Cijevna bunar 7 , 2.60×0.90 m
CULTIVATION bilateral, horizontal cordon, unilateral Guyot
AVERAGE AGE OF GRAPEVINE from 3 to 13 years

Technical information

GRAPE VARIETY Cabernet Sauvignon
YIELD 911t/ha
HARVEST TIME the first half of September
HARVEST METOD manual
VINIFICATION vinification in the inox tank
TEMPERATURE OF FERMENTATION from 23 to 25 °C
DURATION OF FERMENTATION 14–16 days
MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION spontaneous
AGING 80% inox tank, 20%  French oak big barrels
DURATION OF AGING 2 years
CHEMICAL ANALYSIS alcohol13,5 vol%, pH–3.56, total acids –5.20 g/l