Vranac Reserve

2013
Superior red wine
Vranac that is produced in the best harvests only. Upon aging in the wooden vats and aging in the bottle (3-5 years), the wine develops its full, specific and very recognizable bouquet. The wine of dark, red ruby colour, on nose, it is ripe and with intense aromas of the forest fruit.  
Vranac Reserve

Description

Year of manufacturing 2013
Wine variety Vranac
Alcohol 14.7%

Vranac that is produced in the best harvests only. Upon aging in the wooden vats and aging in the bottle (3-5 years), the wine develops its full, specific and very recognizable bouquet. The wine of dark, red ruby colour, On nose, it is ripe and with intense aromas of the forest fruit. The taste of the wine is very rich, warm and ripe, prevailing jammy notes of the forest fruit, interlaced with the aromas of: coffee, tobacco, sweet vanilla and dried figs. Impressive, long, strong and pleasant aftertaste.


Serving

Temperature: 18-20 C
Glass:


Pairing with a food

This wine matches best with the beefsteak, pork ,prosciutto, smoked meat, noble, semi-hard cheese as well as cheese with noble mold and also with many types of the chocolate desserts


Awards

2019

Vranac Reserve 2013, Gold medal, Decanter World Wine Awards, London

Vranac Reserve 2013, Gold medal, Mundus Vini, Noistat

Vranac Rserve 2013, Gold medal, CWSA, Hong Kong

Vranac Rserve 2013, Silver medal, AWC Vienna

2018

Vranac Reserve 2011, Gold medal, AWC, Vienna

Vranac Reserve 2011, Gold medal, Vino Ljubljana

Vranac Reserve, Silver medal, Decanter World Wine Awards

Vranac Reserve 201, Silver medal, Decanter Asia World Wine Awards

Vranac Reserve, Silver medal, BIWC, Sophia

2017

Vranac Reserve 2011, Silver medal, Decanter, Great Britain

2016

Vranac Reserve – 92 points (silver medal) Decanter Asia Wine Awards, Hong Kong

Vranac Reserve 2009, Grand Gold medal, International Fair Novi Sad, Serbia

2015

Vranac Reserve 2007, Gold medal, Vino Ljubljana, Slovenia

2014

Vranac Reserve 2007, Gold medal, Vino Ljubljana, Slovenia

2013

Vranac Reserve 2005, Bronze medal, Decanter Word Wine Awards, Great Britain

Vranac Reserve 2005, Gold medal, Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, Belgium

Vranac Reserve 2005, Gold medal, Mundus Vini, Germany

Vranac Reserve 2005, Silver medal, Decanter Asia Wine Awards, Hong Kong

Vranac Reserve 2005, Gold medal, AWC Vienna, Austria

2012

Vranac Reserve 2005, Silver medal, AWC Vienna, Austria

Vranac Reserve 2005, Gold medal, MONDE SELECTION, Belgium

Vranac Reserve 2005, Grand gold medal, The China Wine Awards, Hong Kong

Vranac Reserve 2005, Gold medal, International Fair Novi Sad, Serbia

Vranac Reserve 2005, Gold medal, Jadranski sajam Budva, Montenegro

2011

Vranac Reserve 2004, Grand gold medal, BeoWine Fair, Serbia

Vranac Reserve 2004, Bronze medal, Decanter, Great Britain

Vranac Reserve 2004, Gold medal, Mundus Vini, German

Vranac Reserve 2004, Gold medal, China Wine Awards, China

Vranac Reserve 2004, Gold medal, Jadranski sajam Budva, Monetengro

Vranac Reserve 2004, Gold medal, International Fair Novi Sad, Serbia

2010

Vranac Reserve 2004, Gold medal, VINOVITA, Croatia

Vranac Reserva 2004, Gold medal, Gast Mix, Croatia

Vranac Reserva 2004, Gold medal, Jadranski sajam Budva, Monetengro

Technical characteristic

Harvest

The Year of 2013 was very favorable for both white and red grape varieties.  During the vegetation period, there was a required level of precipitation for maturing of plants, while there was no significant rainfall during summer months. Grapes has reached full technological maturity.

Vineyard

VITICULTURAL AREA Valley of Lake Skadar, Podgorica’s viticultural area

LOCATION Ćemovsko polje; microlocalities: Airport and Šipčanik
EXPOSITION North-South
SOIL shallow, skeletal
PLANTING DENSITY 2.80×0.90 m

CULTIVATION unilateral and bilateral Guyot
AVERAGE AGE OF GRAPEVINES from 3 to 36 years

Technical information

GRAPE VARIETY Vranac
YIELD 6–8 t/ha
HARVEST TIME second half of Septembar
HARVEST METOD manual
VINIFICATION alchocol fermentation in the inox tanks, MLF in barrique barrels
TEMPERATURE OF FERMENTATION from 25 to 27 °C
DURATION OF FERMENTATION 12–14 days
MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION Inoculation of bacteria for MLF
AGING barrique barrels for a year (80% french, 20% american oak), one year in inox tanks and a year in bottle.
DURATION OF AGING 3 years
CHEMICAL ANALYSIS alcohol–14.7 %vol, pH–3.56, total acids–6.0 g/l