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Saint Ilia Estate Merlot & Mavrud 2008

Св. Илия Истейт Мерло и Мавруд 2008

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Producer:
Edoardo Miroglio (Едоардо Миролио)
Country:
Bulgaria (България) 
Vintage:
2008
Other vintages: 
2009
Variety:
Mavrud (Мавруд)

Merlot (Мерло)
€ 3.58  
Added by demiro
07 Feb 2010

Winemaker's notes:
Елегантно вино, създадено чрез хармонично съчетание на сортовете Мерло и Мавруд. Свеж плодов аромат на тъмни плодове и сливи. вкусът се отличава с мекота и приятна свежест. Топло, леко тръпчиво, с аромат на сухи листа, препечено, ванилия и подправки.

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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
Cheese: Gouda, Gruyere, Pecorino Toscano
Temperature: 16-18 °C
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From the Reading Room
Let's say a grape variety normally takes 120 days to ripen. In an especially hot year, it may ripen after only 110 days; in a cooler year, after 130 days. Viticulturists generally do want a long growing seasons. Long ripening allows components in the grape other that sugar - tannins, for example - ...
Comments & Ratings
1demiro
07 Feb 2010
 
2edoardo
11 Feb 2010
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I think it is a very nice example of blend with mavrud,still noticeble with its hard tannins,smmothed by a round merlot
3melissa
25 Oct 2010