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Duke's brandy

Quality is our highest requirement. Our brandy is burned exclusively from healthy, mature fruits. This principle, which is one of the guidelines of our house, has however as a consequence that the quantity, which we can offer to you is limited.
The sorted apricot is washed, cut up and converted to the pulp. This then goes into dark cellars and it is kept fermented under the controlled temperature. Distillation takes place in copper boilers using the traditional prescription. The quality of the won distillate is examined in regular chemical analyses. The distillate is stored for two years long period at the time with constant control in dark and cool areas - until it has reached the certain degree of the quality, which becomes fair to an excellent fruit liquor up to the standard within your requirements.
Apricot of highest quality and from our own cultivation of fruit, which obligates tradition and experience of many years - that is the success prescription of our products of liquor, whose singular ness we does not want to hide behind high alcohol degrees.
We offer to you instead of it’s a crystal-clear fruit brandy with an unmistakable Fruit bouquet.



Duke Ljudevit (810-823)

Ljudevit was the only Croatian ruler, who itself, besides Pannonian Croats reigned the other parts of Slavic areas: Karantanian Slavs (part of the Slovenia) and Timokians (the Slavs around the valley of Timok), who were jeopardized the same as the Pannonians, joined him. Ljudevit governed thereby for a certain time the area from the Sava source to the Danube. Owing to its stout-hearted and courageous rebellion against Frankish rulers, who tortured the Croatian people, Ljudevit shook the large realm of Franconia. With Ljudevits death, which was murdered on initiative of Franks, failed not only the first large fight of the South Slavs for independence and liberty, but probably also the attempt of the establishment of a first Croatian state.



Duke Domagoj (864-876)

Although its inherited legacy lay in the environment of Knin, Domagoj usurped the throne of the principality of Dalmatian Croatia. Its fame and high reputation owed Domagoj of its strong war fleet - thus he had a saying in the policy both sides the Adriatic Sea. Pope John V referred to Domagoj in letters as "famous ruler of all Croats". Because of its cruelty in the fight the Arabs and Venetians called it "pessimus Sclavorum dux"/"The worst duke of Slavs”. In its fleet were also ships from Dubrovnik, and thus this federation is the first reliable connection Dubrovnik’s with that later people and national territory.



Duke Branimir (879-892)

Branimir was a first ruler of Croatia who achieved a political independence. During the solemn divine service in S. Peter’s church in Rome in 879, Pope John VIII gave his blessing to the duke and the whole Croatian people, about which he informed Branimir in his letters. The Pope called him "dux croatorum", which suggests the European acknowledgment of a kingdom of the Croats. Apart from the independence its rule brought strength to the Croatian language in the church service. Branimir became the guiding figure of the Croatian people and the effective instrument in the fight of Croatian and at all slavenian consciousness against Latin and any foreign influence.



Duke Tomislav (910-928)

Tomislav defended the Croatian Principality of Dalmatia against the attacks Hungarian robbers. At the same time it extended however its rule to the Pannonian areas of Croatia. For the first time Croatian countries joined in a one state - of the Adria up to the Drava, of the Raša in Istria to Syrmia. Tomislav became the first king of Croatia. Pope Johannes X addressed it in a letter as “Rex Croatorum”. Croatia covered at that time 119,823 km². Tomislav developed an armed force, which counted 100,000 foot soldiers, 60,000 riders, 80 large (sagins) and 100 smaller (kondurs) warships. Tomislav was celebrated as a grounder of the Croatian kingdom, to which it succeeded to expand the realm border up to the Drava. He is considered as a defender of the Croatian people against Hungarian and Bulgarian attacks.



Since hundreds of years the hills of Banska Kosa in the hinterland of the Drava and Danube the farmers are presented with plentiful harvest of wonderfully smelling fruit and sweetest grapes. The association of the fruit brandy producers uses those century for a long time tradition and the today's matured technologies to manufacture the high-quality fruit brandy and liqueur; the excellent taste and the select Bouquets of the brandies from Baranja speak for itself.

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