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Friday, December 17, 2010

Viniculture of Ukraine - Cabernet Sauvignon stamp

The Ukrainian Post is issuing a stamp commemorating the famous wine Cabernet Sauvignon.

Cabernet Sauvignon is a king of red wines having intensive dark-red color, full-bodied fragrance and taste of black currants, and black currants leaves.

The wine industry of Ukraine is well-established with long traditions. Several brands of wine from Ukraine are exported to bordering countries, the European Union, and North America.

Main vine-growing regions of Ukraine are Crimea (Balaklava), Bessarabia, Carpathian Ruthenia, Southern Ukraine (Kherson, Dnipropetrovsk and Odessa region).

The main varietals are Aligote, Muscat, Isabella, Traminer, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Feteasca, Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Rkatsiteli.