Manastira winery and the vineyards are located in a region in Bulgaria, which is most suitable for grape growing – Thracian Valley. It is famous for its millennial wine traditions. Wine cellar “Manastira” has 300 decares of high standard vineyards from the following varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Mavrud, Merlot, Syrah, Ancelotta, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Muscat Ottonel. The climate conditions of the region provide a good opportunity for getting rich and deep wines of “Cabernet Sauvignon” and “Mavrud”. The unique combination of climate and soil characteristics favours for the excellent quality of the wines produced in this area. White and red grapes are cultivated in the district, but the red ones dominate in quantity.
The harvest begins usually in the mid September-October, when the grapes are fully ripe.
Fermentation process takes place in stainless steel tanks.
✔ A group of professionals is responsible for the very strict quality control
✔ Ecological wine growing practices
✔ Maintaining own style, through the knowledge of the terroir
✔ Sensorial taste of the grapes and seeds of every variety is done before deciding the picking time
✔ Grape clusters are hand – picked
✔ Fermentation process takes place in stainless steel tanks
✔ Ageing of wines between 6 to 18 months in American and French oak barrels