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Zulal

Areni 2018

Areni is Armenia’s leading red grape variety, capable of making energetic wines full of bright fruity flavors. Zulal, meaning ‘pure’ in Armenian, was created to express the purest characteristics of Armenia’s indigenous grape varieties grown in volcanic soils at high elevation. The 2018 Areni is a classic expression of the ancient Areni variety.

VARIETIES

Areni 100%

ABV

13%

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

Vayots Dzor, Armenia

Armenian red wine zulal Areni classic 2019

Tasting Notes

The 2018 Areni is an aromatic wine with notes of red cherries, plums and notes of pepper. On the palate it’s medium-bodied, with refreshing acidity and concentrated flavors of berries and spices.

Nose

Aromatic with bright notes of red berries.

Palate

Dry, medium-bodied wine with inviting aromas of red cherry and plums.

Finish

Balanced combination of red fruit and notes of spice.

Food Pairing

With its concentrated red fruit flavors, the 2018 Areni is a great accompaniment to dishes that have a savory element such as mushrooms or a sauce with green herbs such as sage or thyme. Think chicken thighs braised with herbs, or a plate of grilled eggplant and lamb skewers.

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