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Artania releases 2019

Artania is central to the wines of our home, first, given the breadth and depth of the line and production volume, and second, through its concept. Artania wines are made on the principle of the French concept of "wine of the economy": this is when the house and the area where it is located, represent assembly wines made from different varieties and / or areas belonging to the farm. The purpose is to show rather the style of the farm or the particular terrain than the varietal characteristics of the individual varieties in the cuvee.

So, this year will go on sale:

Artania white 2017
Artania red 2017
Artania rose 2018
Artania «Illusion» 2018
library release Artania Reserve lot L2015


Apparently, 2017, which has been the hottest, driest and earliest in Europe in the last 200 years, has been going “normal course” with a significantly colder spring than in Western Europe. Therefore, our harvest began later, with hot summers contributing to a very good ripening of the grapes, which is especially noticeable in the style (and degree!) Of red Artania. The blend of white Artania this year included: 55% Chardonnay, 13% Sauvignon blanc, 10% Alligote, 7% Chenin blanc, and 15% two white varieties from our experimental vineyard. The main part of the blend (94%) was aged in steel on a thin sludge for 16 months, after which a barrel of Shannen Blanc (12 months of extracts) was added to the blend, which did not show "strength of character" to be worthy of a separate issue, but perfectly supplemented with a note of ripe pears. and honey, the bulk of Artania.

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Red Artania 2017 was "collected" from high-quality wines that have been aged for 10 months in barrels after 2-4 wines. The blend of this millesim consists of 31% Merlot, 21% Malbec, 21% Pinot noir, 13 Cabernet Sauvignon, Fran and Saperavi and 14% of the experimental varieties. The wine spent 6 months in a bottle and found the right "roundness": initially the lush tannins fit well into the almost "amorous" consistency and "deceptive sweetness" of the wine.