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Bulgarian Heritage Mavrud, Via Vinera 2017

Red Wine from Bulgaria
Mavrud is a grape native to Bulgaria which produces full-bodied reds and this is a prime example, with fresh and juicy black cherry, blackcurrant and truffle notes, backed up with a savoury hint of pepper. Perfect for hearty mushroom dishes or meaty casseroles.
Price: £8.95 Bottle
Price: £53.50 Case of 6
In Stock
Code: BG371

Wine characteristics

  • Red Wine
  • Full-bodied
  • Mavrud
  • 13.5% Alcohol
  • No oak influence
  • Now to 2024
  • 75cl
  • Screwcap
2017 vintage reviews

The Sunday Times

In Bulgaria, vineshave been cultivated for wine production for at least 3,000 years. A newcomerto the Wine Society’s range derived from the Balkan mavrud grape, this is richand savoury, with dense...
In Bulgaria, vineshave been cultivated for wine production for at least 3,000 years. A newcomerto the Wine Society’s range derived from the Balkan mavrud grape, this is richand savoury, with dense dark fruit. One to pair with red meat.
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- Will Lyons

JancisRobinson.com

Slightly lurid labelbut a great price. Deep healthy crimson. Exciting tension. Bitter-cherry fruit.If this had the name of a famous French appellation on the label, it would belapped up at four times the...
Slightly lurid labelbut a great price. Deep healthy crimson. Exciting tension. Bitter-cherry fruit.If this had the name of a famous French appellation on the label, it would belapped up at four times the price. Oak is well managed and it is reasonablymature. Stunning value. But still chewy enough to need food, ideally. Very verygood value.
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16.5/20 Jancis Robinson

wineanorak.com

Lovely weight. Veryfruity and pure with nice grip, and notes of herbs and tar.

88/100  Jamie Goode

City AM

A native Bulgarian grape, mavrud is the perfect new choice if you like a syrah or a malbec. Full-bodied black fruit notes of cherry and blackcurrant, a smooth savoury richness and a tasty dose of black...
A native Bulgarian grape, mavrud is the perfect new choice if you like a syrah or a malbec. Full-bodied black fruit notes of cherry and blackcurrant, a smooth savoury richness and a tasty dose of black pepper. Tons of flavour, beautifully made and absolutely fantastic drinking for the price of £8.95. -
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Libby Zietsman-Brody

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