Prvijenac

2011
Brandy
Brandy made of a specially selected distillate of Vranac and Kratošija, it has a pleasant and lasting aroma, specific for these two varieties. Aftertaste is rounded and slightly fruity. Prvijenac is colorless with crystalline clarity.

Description

Year of manufacturing 2011
Wine variety Kratošija, Vranac

Brandy made of a specially selected distillate of Vranac and Kratošija, it has a pleasant and lasting aroma, specific for these two varieties. Aftertaste is rounded and slightly fruity. Prvijenac is colorless with crystalline clarity.


Serving

Temperatura: 9 – 13°C


Pairing with food

It is served cooled at a temperature of 9 – 13°C. It is recommended both as an aperitif and a digestive. In Montenegro, it is traditionally served with dried figs, raisins and walnuts. It also goes great with desserts and high-quality chocolate.

Awards

Technical characteristics

Harvest

2011.

Vineyard

VINEYARD Valley of Lake Skadar, Podgorica’s viticultural area
LOCATION Ćemovsko polje, Bunar 12
EXPOSITION north-south and southeast-northwest
SOIL shallow, skeletal with more than 2.500 hours of sunshine annually
PLANTING DESTINY 2.60×0.80; 2.60×0.70; 2.80×0.90
CULTIVATION unilateral bilateral Guyot
AVERAGE AGE OF GRAPEVINES from 5 to 30 years

Technical information

GRAPE VARIETY Vranac 80% i Kratošija 10%
YIELD 7-8.5 t/ha
HARVEST TIME September
HARVEST METHOD manual and mechanical
VINIFICATION Fermentation in the fermentors of 1200hl
TEMPERATURE FERMETATION 23-25⁰C
DURATION OF FERMETATION 8-10 days
DURATION OF MACERATION
DESTILATION After distillation, the blending of distillate is carried out in a ratio of 40% with the colonic device, 30% with the battery machine and 30% in cauldrons. After aging in inox tanks, only the best spirits are being blended.