Wine Maran, "Noravank" AOC, 2012
Reviews of purchase Maran, "Noravank" AOC, 2012
The wine is a dark ruby color with purple hues.
The taste is rich wine, velvety, with hints of ripe cherry and blackberry, which over time adds a touch of chocolate and vanilla.
The aroma of wine is filled with gentle hints of ripe cherries and currants.
The wine goes well with barbecue of wild boar, lamb dishes, mushrooms, spicy dishes, solid and mature cheeses.
Wine "Noravank" made of local autochthonous grape varieties - Areni and Tozot grown on their own plots of Maran, located in the upper and lower micro zones Aghavnadzor. The combination of grapes grown on the steep slopes of the sun, with the harvest from alpine areas leads to the production of very aromatic wine of dark color. And hold for at least two years in oak barrels from solid, scented oak Artsakh guarantees blame a good balance, structure and saturation.
"Noravank" has won three gold medals received at international wine competitions.
The origins of the winery "Maran" go into the middle of the XIX century, it was then Aryutyun son of Sarkis and Maran, defeated in his native village Artabuynk beautiful vineyard and named it in honor of his mother. Since then, the whole race was called Maranents and winery, modern history is underway since 1991 - "Maran". Today, agriculture is one of three leaders in the production of wine in the legendary Vayots Dzor region, which is historically the center of the wine industry in Armenia. Vineyards company occupy 15 hectares.
In 1996, the winery "Maran", together with French partners, has launched a new program based on a combination of age-old national traditions of Armenian winemaking with French technology. This led to the birth of the new fine wines that are already highly appreciated by specialists of many competitions. In 2002 the company expanded its range by launching the production of pomegranate wine, and later - the fruity vodka "Bark" (hawthorn, apricot and dogwood).