Epoha

2013
Superior red wine
Jammy aromas of the black and blue fruit, interlaced with the spicy tones of the licorice with the hints of the dark chocolate and coffee. On taste elegant, complex and full bodied, with soft tannins and pleasant acids.
Epoha

Description

Year of manufacturing 2013
Wine variety Merlot i Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol 14.0%

The wine, made in honour of 55 years of the company Plantaže. Jammy aromas of the black and blue fruit, interlaced with the spicy tones of the licorice with the hints of the dark chocolate and coffee. On taste elegant, complex and full bodied, with soft tannins and pleasant acids.


Serving

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Pairing with food

Perfect for matching with the dishes,made of noble fish from Lake Skadar and the Adriatic basin, as well as with the specialties, made of the red meats (slowly roasted beef under the bell, stewed, lamb shoulder with rosemary). As for the international dishes, we recommend lasagne with bechamel sauce, pepperoni pizza, Bolognese sauce pasta.


Awards

2019

Epoha 2013, Silver medal, Decanter World Wine Awards

Epoha 2013, Silver medal, Mundus Vini

2018

Epoha 2012, Gold medal, Mundus vini

Epoha 2012, Gold medal, Gold medal, Vino Ljubljana

Epoha 2012, Gold medal, AWC, Vienna

Epoha 2012, Silver medal, BIWC, Sophia

Epoha 2012, Silver medal, Decanter Asia Wine Awards

Epoha 2012, Bronze medal, Decanter Word Wine Awards, Great Britain

Technical characteristic

Harvest

The year 2013 was extremely favourable, both for the white and red grape varieties. During vegetation, there were sufficient precipitations and during summer months without much precipitations.The grapes reached the stage of the full, technological ripeness.

Vineyard

VITICULTURAL AREA Podgorica subregion, Montenegrin basin of Lake Skadar
LOCATION Ćemovsko polje, microlocalities :Nikolj crkva, Šipčanik, Cijevna bunar 7  and Cijevna bunar  9 
EXPOSITION 50.41 ha north-south
SOIL skeletal soil , sun- drenched (over 2.500 hours annually)
CULTIVATION in Nikolj crkva bilateral, horizontal cordon and unilateral Guyout in Šipčanik, new plantation, Cijevna bunar 7, Cijevna bunar 9, 2.60×0.90 m on Bunar 12
AVERAGE AGE OF GRAPEVINE 3- 13 years

Technical information

GRAPE VARIETY Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon
YIELD 8-9 t/ha
HARVEST TIME the first half of September
HARVEST METOD manual
VINIFICATION vinification in the inox tank
TEMPERATURE OF FERMENTATION 23–25°C
DURATION OF FERMENTATION 14–16 days
MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION co-inoculation
AGING 2-3 years
DURATION OF AGING 5 years
CHEMICAL ANALYSIS alcohol–14.0 vol%, pH–3.54, total acids–5,60 g/l