Tikves Temjanika Special Selection 2020
Grape varietal & region: The Tikveš wine sub-region is situated on the same longitude as Toscana in Italy, Bordeaux in France and the Napa valley in the USA. It is one of the biggest regions in Macedonia by square area and it is situated at latitude of 41-42˚. The climate is mixed, Continental-Mediterranean. The south of the Tikveš region is dominated by a Mediterranean climate featuring long and hot summers.
Taste profile: Dry white wine with lemon colour interlaced with greenish nuances. This bottle of white has floral aromas with distinctive violet, rose and tangerine scents. Well-balanced and intriguingly delicate body. Accompanied by medium acidity and finish.
Winemaking process: Manual harvest in 20 kg casks, the grapes are chilled in a cooling room at a temperature of 6-7°C in stainless steel vats. Cold maceration in inert pneumatic presses for 4-6 hours Average temperature of fermentation is around 12-13°C.
The Tikveš region is “protected” on three sides by mountains which prevent the northern winds from reaching the vineyards. The following types of soil prevail in the Tikveš region: Rendzina, Vertisol, deluvial, alluvial soil and Terra Rosa.