Misket Varnenski

Misket Varnenski literally 'Muscat from Varna' is a white wine grape variety native to Bulgaria. It is widely grown in the country, with a few plantings in neighboring Moldova and Romania.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Misket Varnenski is a white grape variety that produces light-bodied wines with floral aromas and notes of peach and apricot. It has a relatively high sugar content and acidity, which gives it a refreshing, fruity taste.

Fresh Misket Varnenski grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Misket Varnenski is grown in Bulgaria, with a few plantings in neighboring Moldova and Romania. It is mostly found in the northern regions of the country, where the climate is cooler. Misket Varnenski is typically planted in dry, well-drained soils and can tolerate cooler temperatures. It is early budding. It is a late-ripening variety, so it is usually harvested in late autumn and has a good resistance to both botrytis bunch rot and cold winters. The grapes are usually used to make light-bodied, fruity wines. Misket Varnenski is mostly found in northern Bulgaria, where it is used to make a variety of wines. In the region of Varna, the grape is used to make a light, fruity white wine. In the region of Shumen, it is used to make a sparkling wine. Misket Varnenski is a versatile variety that pairs well with a variety of dishes. It is especially good with lighter dishes such as salads, seafood, and white meats.

Foods to pair with Misket Varnenski:

Light meat
Fun Fact about Misket Varnenski
Misket Varnenski is the official grape variety of the city of Varna, Bulgaria.

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