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Bastardo Magarachsky

Bastardo Magarachsky is a rare, dark-skinned grape variety that is native to the Crimean region of Ukraine. With its distinctive aromas, full-bodied taste, and high acidity, it is one of the most sought after grapes in the region.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Bastardo Magarachsky is a dark blue-black grape with a thick skin and medium sized to large, round berries. Its aroma is characterized by intense notes of fig, blackberry, and blueberry, with hints of cocoa, leather, and black pepper. Its flavour is full-bodied and robust, with a medium-high acidity and a long, lingering finish.

Fresh Bastardo Magarachsky grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Bastardo Magarachsky is primarily grown in the Crimean region of Ukraine, where it is used in the production of red wine. It is also found in small quantities in the Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russia ans Central Asia. Bastardo Magarachsky is a late-ripening variety that is more resistant to cold temperatures than other varieties. It is best grown in warm climates with well-draining soils. In the winery, it is typically fermented in stainless steel tanks and aged in oak to bring out its full potential. Bastardo Magarachsky wines are typically full-bodied and robust, with intense aromas and flavours of dark fruits, cocoa, leather, and black pepper. In Ukraine, it is often blended with other local varieties or Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot to create complex, deeply coloured wines. In Russia, it is blended with Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Pinot Noir to create softer, fruit-forward wines. Bastardo Magarachsky wines pair well with rich and hearty dishes, such as braised beef, wild game, and mushrooms. It also goes well with hard cheeses, such as Gruyère and Parmigiano-Reggiano.

Foods to pair with Bastardo Magarachsky:

Beef
Game
Light meat
Pasta
Sausage
Smoky
Fun Fact about Bastardo Magarachsky
Bastardo Magarachsky is a rare grape variety that is native to the Crimean region of Ukraine. It is thought to have been cultivated since the 16th century, and is named after the famous Ukrainian winemaker, Magarachsky.

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