Winery Alkadar - Inkerman Winery deserves a visit even if you rest in another city in Crimea. Far from the South coast with its famous "Massandra" is the cradle of Crimean wine. Two thousand years before the appearance of Massandra just around the ancient Chersonese Taurian wine making has been put on a broad commercial basis, and the glory of these wines carried the ships of the ancient Greeks, reached all the ports of the Mediterranean. Inkerman main difference is that the local fine wines, aged for several years in the underground galleries of the limestone formations, are prepared according to ancient technology without the involvement of alcohol. This is a natural dry wines, the relevant European and Mediterranean taste. Wines of Inkerman - best summer wine: fresh, light, thirst-quenching and facilitate the assimilation of fish and meat.
close proximity to the ancient Chersonese binds Inkerman vintage wines with legends - geographically. On the other hand, the company has earned fame and through their own merits, in itself has long become a legend.
Following the Greeks, with wine, embodying the blood of Christ, were linked monks-hermits from underground monasteries , penetrating Inkerman the earth. Under Sebastopol laid the first basement of individual agencies and Lev Golitsyn. In the 60-ies of the local wine-making became a refuge tunnel quarry waste, making it one of the largest wine cellars in Europe.
Inkerman Winery was established in 1961 based on the workings of building limestone closed method. From sawing the stone that was used for post-war reconstruction of Sevastopol, in the mountains formed in the tunnel at a depth of 5-30 meters with almost constant temperature (12 to 15 degrees) and humidity - ideal conditions for the organization of the cellars for aging wine.
This is one of the largest enterprises of the classic wine of the Crimea, where fine wines are produced. Wine materials for their production, supplying more than 20 farms on the Crimean grape processing.
underground labyrinths of Inkerman, under the arches of which languishes in aging wine, stretched out on 55 thousand square meters. Galleries pm with a dry wine (Fetyaska Crimea, Crimean Sauvignon, Aligote Golden Beams, Crimean Aligote, Riesling Alkadar, Crimean Riesling, Riesling and Pearl Inkerman Inkerman), semi-dry and sweet (the Black Sea Traminer, Muscat Osipenko, Muscat Alkadar, Ancient Chersonese, white , pink and red semi-dry wine Inkerman), moving smoothly to the attachments (Port wine white and red Crimea, Sevastopol) and dessert (Talisman, The Mystery Hersones Old nectar).
Gold Fund Inkerman cellars - oak container. The plant is located 700 casks (capacity from 5000 to 20000 liters) and 7000 barrels (capacity from 300 to 1000 liters). During aging in oak in wine undergoing complex physical and chemical processes, the wine acquires a noble tone exposure. The average holding period of 2 years for table wines and 3 years - for strong and sweet. During this period, the specialists of the plant constantly monitor the status of wine. This is practically the only production, which produced a full range of branded table wines from European and local grape varieties.