Stara Sokolova 7Yr Plum Brandy 750ml
Origins Stara Sokolova is based on a centuries old tradition of the Bogdanovic family from the village of Kostojevici near Bajina Bata. The name Stara Sokolova, meaning “Old Falcon’s”, is derived from the historical name of the watershed of the river Drina in Western Serbia, so named after the medieval fort town of Soko (Falcon). Role of rakija in a household In this Region of the Falcon, the tradition of cultivation of plums has always been of the utmost importance. Plums have always been eaten fresh, dried for winter, and used for making jams and other traditional preserves. Most of the harvest, however, was reserved for producing the natural distilled brandy known as rakija.
Stara Sokolova has become a symbol of Serbia, and appears prominently on tables during festivals and celebrations.
It is uniquely smooth with vanilla, orange blossom and earthy notes on the nose, with the oak adding a new level of depth and complexity.