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

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