Pink Side of Rubin 2021
Georgiev & Milkov
Protected geographical indication
Plovdiv, Brestovitsa Village
• Light and dark poultry meats
• Mild cheeses – soft
• Steamed fish
• Lightly cooked vegetable salads
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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: Over 40 years old vines. Light brown forest soils
WINEMAKING: Hand picked grapes in trays.
Draining without skin contact. 40 % of the quantity has been fermented and aged in acacia barrels. 500 liter of volume
TECHNICAL FACTS: ABV 11.83%, Residual sugar – 1,1 gr/l, TA – 5,5 gr/l, pH – 3,15
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: 3700 btls
DRINKING: 2022 – 2025