Decanter 2012 Gold medal for Merul Reserve Selection Bronze medal for Merul Reserve Cabernet Две отличия за Винарска изба Румелия на Concours Mondial du Bruxelles 2012 Bu Rumelia Panagursko sakrovishte 2012

      The grapes for our wines are produced from proprietary vineyard, located in the Thracian plain. The compulsory “green pruning” is utilized in order to reduce the yield to the required quantities. The physical and chemical properties of the grape fruits and the soil are constantly monitored. The grape clusters are gathered by hand and are placed in small crates. Then the crates are sent to the cellar, where the clusters are sorted and processed. The wine is bottled and is left for couple of month to mature.

      The establishment of the vineyards started in 2005 after numerous studies and tests of the region, in terms of soil, climate and air currents. The place is located in the village of Smilec - in terms of geography in Pazardjik field, and in terms of wine region – in Thracian plain. The grape varieties structure is as follows – Mavrud, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah for the red and Muscat ottonel and Chardonnay for the white wine varieties

      Rumelia wine cellar will not stay hidden behind elegant bottle and stylish label. The true connoisseurs and high quality wines lovers can be initiated in the secrecy of wine manufacturing. Going through the entire production process of Wine Cellar Rumelia, the puzzled eyes go to the underground cellar, where the Devine drink matures and is stored.
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    The Upper Thracian plain is part of the historical and geographic area of Thracia and it is most commonly overlaid with the name of Thracia, the cradle of wine manufacturing. White and red grape varieties are grown in that area, but the red wines are dominant in terms of quantity and dignity. The area is mostly flat, but the vineyards are located on hill terrains in the foothills of Sredna Gora, Rhodope mountains and Sakar. The favorable temperatures and appropriate forest and sand-clay soils are extremely appropriate for red wine grape varieties. The most common varieties are Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Mavrud. The village of Smilec has long history through the centuries. Its existence can be traced back to the Thracians. The Romans have populated these lands since II century B.C and in the VII century, the area was populated by Slavs.