Traikovsky Wine Brandy VS, a masterpiece second to none other in the World, expresses to excellence over century of savoir-faire, bringing to perfection the ideal balance of more than twelve eaux-de-vie carefully selected from the premier growing areas in Tikves region in Macedonia, double matured in vintage oak casks for over three years.
A premium wine brandy aged 3 years in French oak, Traikovsky Wine Brandy VS is a brandy of complex bouquet with intensive oak, cocoa, caramel aromas, with refreshing notes of cinnamon and orange zest, with diverse deep oak, honey, chocolate and hazelnut palate, with slight touch of cinnamon. Persistent long lasting finish, lingering into the senses long afterwards.
Sommelier’s recommendation (Matches Made in Haven)
Traikovsky Wine Brandy VS is best enjoyed as digestive, and pairs nicely with dark chocolate desserts and walnuts. At choice, can be enjoyed with nice cigar.
Geographic origin: Vardar River Valley wine-growing region, the Tikves wine-growing district, Macedonia
Wine-growing district-sites: Krnjevo, Barovo, Bosava, Vitacevo
Site: south-east, east, west, north
Vineyard area: 10 – 12 ha
Vineyard shape: espalier
Height above sea level: 600-700 m
Vine training: single Guyot
Vine density: 4,000 vines/ha
Vineyards aged: 10 – 40 years
Type of soil: clay soil, sandy soil
Climate: A Mountainous climate with a mixture of the Mediterranean climate under the influence of the Aegean Sea in the south and the Continental climate influenced by the mountain Kozuf in the north
Wine brandy parameters
Aging period: 3 years
Aging material: French oak, Limousine, MT
Alcohol by volume: 40 % vol
Variety: 12 different grapes, of which Riesling, Chardonnay, Grenache Blanc, Smederevka – autochthonous variety of Macedonia, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Vranec – autochthonous variety of Macedonia, and 5 additional varieties, recipe’ secret.
Harvesting: exclusively by hand
100% in big underground tanks, naturally chilled with underground waters of river Boshavica (production facilities located in the middle of the old riverbed of Boshavica river, a fast mountain river, springing at 20km production facilities, in the heights of Kozuf Mountain)
100% in oak barrels