MODRI ZAJC Grand Cru Cirnik Prestige 2013

classification: Dry red wine, sustainable farming

varietals: 85 % Blaufrankisch, 15 % Gamay

appellation: Dolenjska, south-east wine region Posavje, Slovenia

vine training: Double Guyot, dry farming

density and yield: 4000 vines/ha; 1,2 kg/vine Blaufrankisch; 0,8 kg/vine Gamay

annual production: 5.000 bottles

analytical data: 12,5 % Alc., 5,2 g/L total acidity; very low SO2 content (lower as defined for organic dry red wine)

terrain: The terrain of the oldest Zajc vineyard is made of steep-sloped vineyards and narrow, wind-rich hill valleys 354 m. asl.

soil: A diverse geological soil composition, consisting mainly limestone and dolomite. The vineyards spread out over the finest wine-growing sites on the hill slopes over river Sava in south east Slovenia.

spraying: Enviromental friendly. Minimum as needed, only with substances approved for sustainable farming.

harvest notes: Ideal wine year. Grapes mature with ideal balance between the sugar and acidity levels. Manual harvest of over rippened grapes ( 100°Oe) in early morning hours.

fermentation: Fermentation (starting with autochthonous yeast) and maceration took place for 12 days  in wooden tub and after in a wooden franch oak. Followed by tipization in the best combination of variatels.

bottling and ageing: Matured in french oak for 6-12 months and bottled with cork. After a year rest is ready for release. It gains over the year.

tasting notes: Blaufrankisch immolates gentleness, the taste of wild berries, plums and herbal tones that piquantly embrace the light timber notes of Gamay.

serving suggestions: Best combination with venison, dried meat products, cheeses. 




alk. 13 vol.%



Serve at

18 - 20 °C



Nr. of bottles

Wine region

Dolenjska - Slovenia