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Kotta 299 Merlot 2008

Кота 299 Мерло 2008

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Producer:
Lovico Winery (Ловико)
Country:
Bulgaria (България) 
Region:
Danube River Plains (Дунавска Равнина)
Vintage:
2008
Other vintages: 
2007
Variety:
Merlot (Мерло)
Added by Alex
31 Jul 2010

Winemaker's notes:
A wine with a developing colour, forming a garnet-red ring around the darker centre. The nose shows the richness of aromas from the terroir, with touches of blackcurrant, truffles and touches of tobacco. A complex wine, showing a fine combination of fruit aromas and aromas resulting from maturation in oak. Half of the blend was formed in oak barriques, while the rest was stored in neutral vessels to keep the fruity flavours of the final blend.

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How to drink it
Food: Chicken, Chicken Smoked, Couscous, Duck, Ham, Lamb (Grilled, Broiled), Pasta with Tomato Sauce, Pasta with Vegetables, Pizza, Quiche, Rabbit, Sausage, Spicy Chinese, Steak (Grilled, Broiled), Tuna, Turkey, Veal, Да се сервира при стайна температура с печено свинско или агнешки ребра.
Cheese: Gouda, Gruyere, Pecorino Toscano
Temperature: 16-18 °C
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