One of the most popular grape varieties in Bessarabia – Suholimanske.
Price per bottle (0,75 litre) is 12,49€, 16,65€ per litre.
Dry white wine from Bessarabia, Ukraine.
Bessarabia, Odesa region
|Dry white wine
Grapes were picked by hand and chilled down to 15C. Delicate pressing, fermentation took place in stainless steel vats at a low temperature for 14 days. Ageing took place in stainless steel vats for 12 months. Only 3000 bottles of this wine were made.
The wine has light golden colour with aromas of steppe flowers, pear and yellow apple. The taste is harmonious with fresh acidity and Meyer Lemon notes.
The grape variety Suholimanske is a cross between Chardonnay and Plavai. It is one of the most popular grape varieties in Bessarabia region. The berry is fleshy and large, resist frost down to minus 20C. In Frumushika-Nova winery around 4000 plants are growing, covering in total 0,76ha.
Pairs well with white fish, Chicken Kyiv or as an aperitif. Serving temperature: 11-12°C/51-53F.
Frumushika-Nova is not just a winery – it’s a café, farmhouse, dairy and green tourism complex – a whole world of producing sustainable products. It is located in Europe’s largest steppe of 23,000 ha in Bessarabia, close to the Moldavian border, very far from population centers. The Frumushika Market is run by Volodymyr Palariev, enthusiast of wine, good food and traditions.
The Odesa region is one of the cradles of wine making in Ukraine. Located in the south of the country, on the shores of the Black Sea, it has favourable condition for growing grapes in almost every part of the region. Along with well-known international grape varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, the region can boast also local grapes such as Telti-Kuruk, Sukholymanskyi white, Citron Magarach (Citronny Magaracha) and Odesa Black.