• Aplauz Melnik 55 Reserve 2017

Tasting notes: 
The wine has ruby red colour. Intense aromas of ripe cherries, roasted plums with cinnamon, cloves and tones of coffee. In the mouth taste of ripe forest fruits, tastes of tobacco, leather, earth and spices thanks to ripening 12 months in new oak barrels. It has medium to full body, lot of ripe polished tannins and long lasting finish.

Food match:
game (deer, grouse), Steak tartare, cold starters like carpaccio, pork with cream sauces, lamb with tomato sauce, ossobuco, cheese, pasta.


“Aplauz” serie is top class varietal wines from Villa Melnik. Made from carefully hand-selected grapes of Early Melnik Vine aka Melnik 55 – a crossing of Broadleaved Melnik Vine and Valdigue. Grown in its native terroir – Harsovo, near Melnik. It has been harvested during the third week of September in full ripeness and optimum parameters. Aged 12 months in new Bulgarian oak barrels, it has perfect shape for long life.

  Winemaker: Villa Melnik

  Region: Struma Valley

    Grape: Melnik 55 (Early Melnik Vine)

     Vintage: 2016

    Aging: 12 months, new Bulgarian oak barrels

   Maturity: can drink now, but can further age

    Closure: cork

       Alcohol: 14,5%

    Volume: 0,75l

   Serve:  16-18°C

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Aplauz Melnik 55 Reserve 2017

  • Brand: Villa Melnik
  • Product Code: Aplauz Melnik 55 Reserve
  • € 14.40

  • Ex Tax: € 11.90
  • Availability: In Stock

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