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Rare Varieties: Shiroka Melnik Bush Vine

37.00 лв.

Variety: Shiroka Melnik, aka. Broad-leaved Melnik vine, a unique local grape, a late-ripening variety; the original “parent” to the crossings Melnik 1300 Jubilee, Ruen, Melnik 55, and Sandanski misket.

Vintage: 2018

Alcohol: 13.5 % vol.

Limited batch: 1200 bottles

Vinegrowing: Traditional bush vine trained, 80cm above the sand;  benefits from the heat emanating from the sand

Winemaking: The wine is made from

carefully selected grapes.  50% of the wine is fermented in stainless steel tanks only. 50% is aged 24 months in second-usage Bulgarian 225L oak barrels.

Tasting notes: Super concentration and complexity of color, aromas and flavor. Expressive earthy aromas combined with tobacco, dried herbs, ripe red fruit, cherries and sourcherries, plums. The body is juicy and well-balanced  with ripe tannin and a wonderful acidity. A long, noble finish. 

Food pairings: ribs with barbeque sauce, meats in sweet and sour sauce, pork with fruit chutneys,  beef with cranberry sauce, caramelized glaze, game meat

Serving tips: 17-19о С, decant 1 hour before drinking

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Variety: Shiroka Melnik, aka. Broad-leaved Melnik vine, a unique local grape, a late-ripening variety; the original “parent” to the crossings Melnik 1300 Jubilee, Ruen, Melnik 55, and Sandanski misket.

Vintage: 2018

Alcohol: 13.5 % vol.

Limited batch: 1200 bottles

Vinegrowing: Traditional bush vine trained, 80cm above the sand;  benefits from the heat emanating from the sand

Winemaking: The wine is made from carefully selected grapes, aged 12 months in oak barrels.   

in second-usage Bulgarian 225L oak barrels.

Tasting notes: Super concentration and complexity of color, aromas and flavor. Expressive earthy aromas combined with tobacco, dried herbs, ripe red fruit, cherries and sourcherries, plums. The body is juicy and well-balanced  with ripe tannin and a wonderful acidity. A long, noble finish. 

Food pairings: ribs with barbeque sauce, meats in sweet and sour sauce, pork with fuit chutneys,  beef with cranberry sauce, caramelized glaze, game meatServing tips: 17-19о С, decant 1 hour before drinking

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