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Villa Yustina Monogram Mavrud & Rubin 2015

Villa Yustina scores as matchmakers of this attractive blend
  • $83.00

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Primary Notes: Blackberry

Secondary Notes: Vanilla, Chocolate

Tertiary Notes:

Body: Full

Dryness: Dry

Acidity: Medium

Tannin: Medium

Alcohol (%): 14.5

Origin: Thracian Valley, Bulgaria

Maker: Villa Yustina

Grape: Mavrud

Fermentation: Heavy Wood

Awards: >90 pts

Decanting: 30–60 minutes

Serving Temperature: Best served between 16–18 degrees.

Asian Food Pairing: KBBQ, Lamb Rogan Josh

Western Food Pairing: Kapama, Kavarma, roasted wild boar

Description

Villa Yustina Monogram Mavrud & Rubin 2015

Villa Yustina Monogram Mavrud & Rubin is an attractive blend of two indigenous Bulgarian varieties. Its intense ruby red colour paves the way for a complex nose of mature black fruit, chocolate and vanilla. The full-bodied palate is elegant with soft tannins.

60% Mavrud and 40% Rubin. Villa Yustina’s 42 hectare vineyards are located 4 km away from the winery, on a southern slope with an average altitude of 300 metres. The rows of vines have a northeastern exposure and grow in strongly calcareous soils.

Selection of the grapes in sorting tables, then separation from stems. Cold maceration at 7–9˚C for 5 days, alcoholic fermentation at 26-28˚C for 7-9 days in stainless steel fermenters with full control of the temperature. Matures for 18 months in 100% Bulgarian oak and 2 years in bottle. 

 

AWARDS & ACCOLADES

 

- 90 POINTS