PRODUCER: Monastery Tvrdoš
COUNTRY: Bosnia & Herzegovina
WINE TYPE: Red
AGE OF VINES: 20-25 years
SOIL: Karst (dissolution of soluble rock)
ALTITUDE: 900 ft.
FERMENTATION: gravity flow assisted; tank
AGING: 24 months in large Bosnian tuns
This is a classic Vranac from Herzegovina with distinctive flavors of dried cranberry and pleasant notes of baked bread. The taste is very refreshing, with particular tones of fresh berries. Acids are living, vibrant, and lasting with a distinguished finish of ripe cherry.Monastery Tvrdoš Vranac pairs well with grilled poultry, prosciutto and cheese, as well as lamb and veal specialties. Aged for 24 months in old monastic oak barrels.