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Terra Tangra - Sakar Mountain Vineyards

Red wine 2007 Merlot TT, Thracian lowlands, Bulgaria

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14%
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #TT-L:061907

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Last reviewed: 4 May, 2010

Bulgaria is one of the countries with the oldest winegrowing tradition in Europe. The origins on the territory of the present state, based on archaeological findings and handed down texts, suggest a beginning already 5,000 years ago. Thracian tribes north and south of the Balkan Mountains cultivated wild vines and practiced a strong cult in honour of the wine god Dionysus. The Thracians are credited with the cultivation of the oldest Bulgarian grape varieties or their ancestors such as Mavrud, Pamid, Dimyat, Melnik(Shiroka Melnishka) and Gamza(Kadarka). At the time of the Roman Empire, wine...

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