Crimean Red Wine: A Gem from the Black Sea Coast
Crimea is one of the best regions for wine production, with more than ten well-known wineries with an impeccable reputation, such as Massandra, Inkerman, Koktebel, and Novy Svet. Their Cabernet Kachinsky, Massandra Madera, and Inkerman port are some of the must-try wines from the region.
Crimean wineries are known for producing sweet and semi-sweet wines, as well as fortified drinks such as port, which has an alcohol percentage of 18-20%. Crimean red wines are rich, complex and full-bodied, with a deep ruby color and aromas of ripe fruits and spices. Each wine connoisseur has their own preference, but here are some of the characteristics that make Crimean red wine unique:
- Well-balanced sweetness
- Pronounced aromas of ripe fruits and spices
- High-quality fortified wines
- A deep ruby color
- Rich and complex flavor
Crimean red wine is best enjoyed with meat dishes, hard cheeses, and spicy foods. It's a great wine to sip while enjoying the beautiful scenery of the Black Sea coast.