Thracian lowland Early Ripening Melnik Vine
Colour: The wine has deep ruby colour
Aromas: Intense aromas of cherries and black fruits mixed with sweet spices and vanilla
Taste: The palate is full bodied and juicy smooth and the finish is long lasting with hints of tobacco and cocoa dusting
Produced from the best crop of Early Melnik Vine growing in the vineyards of Struma Valley, South West Bulgaria. This indigenous to the area grape variety was created by the crossing of the ancient Broad Leaved Melnik Vine and the French grape variety Valdigue in the 70s. After fermentation the wine spends 12 months in new French oak barrels and further 6 months in bottle before release.
Ready now but can keep for 3-5 years. Serve at 15-18C alongside game, venison and lamb dishes as well as hard cheeses.
Aging in oak: 6 months, French oak
Fine dark meat dishes at a temperature: 15-18°C.
Bottle volume: 1.500 l.
Alcohol: 14 %