Enology

Creativity is born of passion for the things you do, whereas your skill and your own taste can add a more personal note to it. Grapes represent a continuous challenge, as they have a wonderful, and at the same time, very demanding characteristic – their character changes every year, which makes winemakers gain new experiences, but also provides them with continuous challenges.

The wine character is shaped in the vineyard – a noble wine can only be made from quality grape berries. Add to that the right winemaking equipment and you are guaranteed that the ‘birth’ of the new wine will truly be a day to celebrate.

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Maceration

Enologist’s opinion:

The quality and style of a red wine depend largely on the maceration process and a proper polyphenol (anthocyanins, tannins) extraction. If the extraction process is carried out properly, we can influence a red wine's color, taste structure, ...

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Grape pressing

Enologist’s opinion:

Grape pressing is a very important part of grape processing. This process influences the extraction of different compounds from the grapes into the grape must. In addition to the primary grape compounds (sugar, acids, minerals), pressing also releases important secondary metabolites, such as aroma precursors and polyphenol compounds.

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