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APPELATION: Thracian Valley, Bulgaria
GRAPES: 100% Mavrud, the signature indigenous Bulgarian red grape variety
VINEYARDS: 40 years old vineyards located near the village of Novi Izvor in the region of Asenovgrad – known to be the birthplace of the Mavrud grape variety. The altitude is 280 m above sea level with deep cinnamon coloured forest soils. The proximity of the vineyard to the North slopes of Rhodopi mountain provides very good ventilation. The grape variety has 2 clones and the majority of the grapes in that vineyard is Clone 1 which is late ripening, with bigger bunches, average and above average acidity and grapes with thinner skin, resulting in more elegant wines.
WINEMAKING: Manual grape picking and sorting, natural wiled fermentation, no yeast added, no sulphites. Vinification in small tanks with constant temperature control. Finish of the alcoholic fermentation in the bottle. Aged for 4 months in the bottle before disgorgement.
TECHNICAL FACTS: ABV 11%, Total Acidity: 6.86 g/l, Residual Sugars: 7.5 g/l
COLOUR: Very light pink colour, cloudy appearance.
NOSE: Pronounced fruit aromas of raspberries, strawberries and fresh herbs.
PALATE: Lightly sparkling, elegant, with great freshness, light to medium bodied with intense notes of red fruits and fresh long finish.
FOOD MATCH: As an aperitif or with salads, light Asian dishes, shellfish
PRODUCTION: 2900 btls
DRINKING: 2020 - 2023
|Producer||Georgiev & Milkov|
|Style||Crisp & Refreshing|