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Villa Melnik

Young but promising – Especially in their
experiments with the regional Melnik Red Wines.
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Villa Melnik Winery Ltd. – The wines to remember
Villa Melnik Winery Ltd. is a family-owned company that continues a tradition of vine-growing and wine-producing with over two centuries of documented history. Our vineyards are situated in two locations in the most famous winemaking region in Bulgaria, the town of Melnik, which is known worldwide and is present in all world encyclopedias of wine. One of the vineyards, of some 20 hectars (50 acres), is in the location MINDALO of the village of Vinogradi, about four to five kilometers south from Melnik, on the hills along the left bank of the Melnishka river. Located within a kilometer, the other vineyard has an area of 10 hectars (25 acres) and is situated
in the location Beli Breg of Harsovo village, which is well-known among wine lovers and whose name is registered as a controlled appellation of origin. In the spring of 2004, Villa Melnik planted the first high quality vines of the best domestic and foreign varieties: Broad Leaved Melnik Vine, Early Melnik Vine (Melnik 55), four of the best clones of Cabernet Sauvignon, also four clones of Merlot, Syrah, and one of the oldest Thracian varieties, Mavrud. The 3 hectars (7.4 acres) planted with Mavrud are currently the only industrial plantation of this sort in the area. Over the next three years, we added more red varieties to the vineyards: the relatively new Bulgarian variety Rouen, a second clone of Syrah, Pinot Noir and Sangiovese. We also planted three white varieties: the classic Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc, as well as the increasingly popular variety Viognier, in order to be able […]