Early Melnik Grape or Ranna Melnishka Loza, and it is a result of crossing Shiroka Melnishka Loza (broad leaved) with the French grape variety valdiguie. The number in the name Melnik 55 comes from the experiment number, which was a success.
There is no other wine in the world that has the same characteristics as Melnik 55 as the grape variety is from a botanical kind that grows only on specific territories. Any attempts to grow this grape variety at other geographic locations failed as the climate needed for growing Melnik 55 is unique to Bulgaria. Augeo Melnik 55 was produced in accordance with the modern trends in winemaking, which helped us to create a wine that is a great representative of this grape variety.