Wine Highland Cellars, "Koor" Red, 2016
Reviews of purchase Highland Cellars, "Koor" Red, 2016
The wine is ruby red in color.
Taste wine of medium intensity, with a smooth texture, well-balanced tannins, mineral and fruity notes and a long finish.
The aroma of wine is filled with a variety of fruity undertones.
The wine goes well with white and red meat, cheese, pasta.
"Koor" Red - red dry wine made from traditional grape varieties of the autochthonous Armenian - Areni and Lilac. Grapes grown in Vayots Dzor region, on the basis of a unique, combining volcanic sedimentary rocks and limestone. Headship blended grade Areni wine confers elegance, finesse and fruitiness. Areni is well balanced with a tannic grape varieties Lilac, which gives the wine a firm structure.
wine name is a tribute to the Armenian river and wine trading skills. On the wine label depicts a scene from the book of the Greek historian Herodotus "History" (Chapter 194). It illustrates how the Armenian merchants traveled from Armenia to Babylon on the Euphrates River in boats made of wood and animal skins, with barrels of palm tree filled with wine. These boats were called "chickens" (or "koor").
Winery Highland Cellars was founded by a group of friends - people from Armenia, who were conquered by the beauty and scenery of Mount Ararat at its foot. Its wine by exclusively from indigenous grape varieties, have absorbed centuries-old tradition of production of Armenian wine and love of their creators to the ancient land. The winery produces wines under the brand name "Koor", the production of which combines the ancient secrets and the latest winemaking technology. Highland Sellez hopes to make a worthy contribution to the recognition of Armenia as an ancient wine-making country. To achieve this goal, the winery collaborates with vineyards belonging to the Union of Armenian Manufacturers of wine. Today Highland Cellars wines, already famous in his homeland, actively promoted in Russia, Europe, Canada and the United States.