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APPELATION: Thracian Valley, Bulgaria
GRAPES: 100% Rubin - an indigenous Bulgarian red grape variety, created in 1944 through cross-breeding of Syrah & Nebbiolo and considered to be one of the country’s best local red grapes.
VINEYARDS: 40 years old vineyard near the village of Brestovitza in the region of Plovdiv in southern Bulgaria. Flat terrain situated in a very close proximity of the northern slopes of Rhodopi mountain. The vineyard is 1.7 hectares and was planted in the beginning of the 1980s. The altitude is 300 m above sea level on light brown forest soils.
WINEMAKING: Manual grape picking and sorting, fermentation with constant temperature control in small tanks 60% and French acacia barrels 40%. Aged for 4 months in French acacia barrels with battonage once a week.
TECHNICAL FACTS: ABV 12.5%, Total Acidity: 6.01 g/l, Residual Sugars: 1.2 g/l
COLOUR: Pale pink onion skin colour.
NOSE: Pronounced notes of white cherries, strawberries, white flowers and gentle vanilla
PALATE: Elegant and moreish rosé, light to medium body with intense red fruit and white flowers notes and very fresh finish.
FOOD MATCH: As an aperitif or with salads, seafood and fish dishes, barbequed white meats.
PRODUCTION: 3500 btls
DRINKING: 2020 - 2023
|Producer||Georgiev & Milkov|
|Style||Fresh & Delicate|