2013 Melnik 55, Logodaj, Struma Valley, Bulgaria, Ready ,drink now! Low sulfites, 14% abv
A legendary vintage of the indigenous Melnik 55 also known as Early Ripening Melnik Vine. Aged in Bulgarian and French new oak barrels for 6 months after fermentation to add complexity. Full bodied but round and smooth with black cherries, prunes, bitter chocolate and blackberries on the palate. Long finish with subtle mineral notes on the finish. No added sulphites!