Dekada Plum Brandy

author 10.03.2013.
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Mulberry-wood aged National treasure. Serbia is the biggest exporter of Plum Brandy (Šljivovica in Serbian) in the World.

This makes them the leading expert in the field, and Plum Brandy their national drink. Not only is Šljivovica imbibed daily, it is also a constituent part of all changes in life. From birth, marriage to the funeral, a bottle of Plum Brandy is present everywhere.

Every household that owns a Plum tree contributes in making Plum Brandy their national drink. Everyone tries to make their own best version of it.

At the Lukić household the history of distilling goes back at least a century. While they introduced new technologies for the sake of producingever-better spirit, old customs haven’t been forgotten. Dekada Plum Brandy is a mixture of different Plum Brandies, the youngest being 10 years old, hence the name Dekada (Decade). The oldest Brandies in the blend are over 30 years old. Some of them aged in Oak barrels and some in barrels made from Mulberry tree. A showcase of what true Serbian Plum Brandy can be.

Tasting notes Appearance / Colour Golden straw. Smell / Nose Thick plum marmalade on the nose. Taste / Palate Caramel, vanilla, dried apricots and sweet ripe plums with sherry and cinnamon.

Finish Long, full and rich finish.

Flavour Spiral Sweet, Fruity, Plums, Sour, Oak, Barrel, Apricot, Syrup, Pie, Apple, Spicy, Lemon, Ginger, Honey.

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