Castra Rubra-500x500

Cost: $37 US
Grape: 60% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc
Category: Red Wine
Location The Tasting Room, Cayman Islands
Country: Bulgaria
Region: Thracian Valley
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Castra Rubra Winery
Alcohol: 14.5% Alcohol/Vol.

High quality wine from Bulgaria that is worth the premier price

Description: Medium deep bright ruby to garnet in colour with a medium+ intense nose. This wine features cedar, blackberry, espresso, peat moss, leather, eucalyptus, oregano, cola, Crimini mushrooms and arugula. Medium+ body and tannin with good acidity, a long length and the alcohol is well integrated.

Negatives: None

Thanks to Mario from The Tasting Room for suggesting this wine

Interesting Note: Wine is made from hand-picked grapes.

Drink now or in the next 3 years on its own or pair it with Coffee Rubbed Boston Butt Pulled Pork.

Tasted: 14 March 2016

Score: 9/10, Value: 9/10 Total: 18/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4