Navis Mysterium Amphora
This Secret will bring you unlimited pleasure of Pelješac sun, rough soil, and sweaty hands of hard working farmers that for centuries live of the soil hidden between the rocks.
…Even the old Greeks stored their wine in amphoras (amphorae vinarie). Exactly those amphoras are the ones mostly found in the Adriatic Sea. Wine amphoras were elongated, with a thin layer of resin coated on the inside. That resin coating protected the wine and gave it a specific and noble pinewood aroma.
Life of the Greeks was implemented with wine that often had spiritual significance. It had its own god – Dionysus. Especially celebrated in wine regions, and thanks to its character, beauty and strength of cult, Dionysus was favourite among common people…
Thousands of years later, a group of young wine enthusiasts go back to the roots. They give back the wine to the sea that will find its way to your table after couple of months of aging with sea organisms.
On the sunny slopes of Pelješac peninsula, Premium wine Plavac Edivo is produced with a great deal of care and love… After it has been bottled and placed in a terracotta amphora, it is sunken under the sea to the depth of 18–25 meters. All of them are perfectly stored, laid on its cork and scattered on several locations of Pelješac aquatorium. It ages in bottles for three months, and later on under the sea for one to two years...
The result is a perfect thermal conditions, creating a beautiful layer of shells, corrals and algae. We have try it, and believe us… Wine does not lose any of the aroma, quality or color. Natural cooling in an ideal conditions and a perfect silence improved the quality. Try it and see it yourself. Bring home an unique souvenir from the depths of the Adriatic sea.