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Montenegro

The earlier too Yugoslavia and then Serbia-Montenegro became a separate state through a referendum in 2006. The Montenegrin country name Crna Gora (Serbian) means "Black Mountain" and refers to the mountainous country from which the name Montenegro derives. The small state on the Adriatic Sea covers almost 14,000 square kilometers and borders Albania. Bosnia Herzegovina. Croatia and Serbia, The most famous vineyards are on terraced South slopes on the shore of Skutari Lake. The most important white wines are Krstac, Smederevka ( Dimyat ), Ugni Blanc ( Trebbiano Toscano ) and Župljanka, the most important red wines Vranac, Kratošija ( Tribidrag ) Kadarun and Zizak, as well as the international ones Merlot. Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache Noir ( Garnacha Tinta ) and Carignan Noir ( mazuelo ). In 2012, the vineyard covered 9,000 hectares, of which 174,000 hectoliters of wine were produced. A big producer at the capital Podgorica is named after the national holiday July 13th with the known brand wine "Crnogorsko Vranac".

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