Cost: $37 US
Grape: 60% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc
Category: Red Wine
Location The Tasting Room, Cayman Islands
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.
Thanks to Mario from The Tasting Room www.caymanboutique.com 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