A nice citrus and tropical aroma followed by white flower and nutty nuances, a tender acidity and a long finish with a kind orange peel aftertaste. This is an incredible summer drink and a smooth pair to seafood and white meat dishes with heavy cream sauces. The combination with cheeses like Munster, Camembert and Brie is very advisable and you can also try with fresh fruit salads.
2018 - Decanter Awards Bronze
87 points 2018 - Silver medal at BIWC
2019 - Silver medal at BIWC
2020 - Silver medal at BIWC
Style: Dry White wine
Grape varieties: Viognier, Marsanne, Roussanne
Vintage information: Alcohol – Х vol.%; Residual sugars – Х g/L; TA acidity – Х g/L
Terroir: The grapes for this wine come from 2 completely different terroirs. The larger quantity of the Viognier is from our Seaside vineyard close to Kavarna, where the constant breezes prevent the grapes from accumulating high sugar levels and help with keeping the acidity. Marsanne and Roussanne in this blend show the Harsovo, Melnik terroir - sandy soils, high daily temperatures, and cool evening breezes from the surrounding mountains. Both vineyards follow the biodynamic principles in viticulture.
The harvest takes place in the last week of August, with a difference of 5 days between the two vineyards. The warmer climate in the village of Harsovo is a prerequisite for the earlier ripening of the varieties, and the cooler sea breezes around the town of Kavarna help for preserving the freshness in the Vionier we cultivate there. The grapes ferment in separate tanks, which gives us a full insight into the typical characteristics of the respective terror. Finally, after the vinification and the ripening processes are completed, the wine is blended in appropriate proportions. On 30.03.2020 3934 bottles were bottled.
The wine shows a pale yellow-straw colour with shades of green. Initially, the aroma opens in the floral range of the flavours, followed by notes of nectarine, pear, mango. The layered nature of this blend reveals, on a second level, nuances of nuts, honey, herbs, even lemongrass. The aromas overlap with the taste sensation of the wine. The body is medium, and the pleasant volume and density combine perfectly with its freshness. The finish is medium and reveals minerality, which makes Colorito VMR even more attractive and complex.
An excellent summer drink and a nice accompaniment to salads with yogurt dressings, with seafood and creamy dishes. It also pairs well with cheeses such as Muenster, Camembert and Brie, and with fruit salads.
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