Other Red Blends

Bessa Valley Enira Duo 2020

  • 2020
  • 750ml
  • Red
  • 14.5%
Vintage
2020
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
14.5%
Varietal
Other Red Blends
Grapes
Merlot, Syrah
Winery
Bessa Valley
Region
Plovdiv
Country
Bulgaria
91 AVG
Drink now or cellar for up to 6 years. No need to decant before serving.

Between Bulgaria’s impressive Rhodope Mountains and the mighty Maritsa River is the Bessa Valley which was once the home of the ancient Thracian people. Today it is known for its excellent wines thanks to pioneers like Count Stephan von Neipperg, owner of the respected Chateau Canon La Gaffeliere in Bordeaux, who recognised the potential of the local terroir.

What makes this place so special is the clay limestone soils and warm summers which are moderated by the nearby mountains and river system. In total the Bessa Valley winery has 140 hectares of vines mostly planted with Bordeaux varietals like Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Petit Verdot. This particular cuvee celebrates Merlot with a dash of Syrah for extra complexity.

On the nose you’ll immediately notice the rich dark fruit notes of boysenberry, cassis, and ripe plum along with deeper hints of spice, bitter chocolate and tobacco leaf. The first sip reveals a very approachable flavour profile with soft tannins, a generous medium body, and a long spicy finish. The easy-going nature and bright fruit make this a great wine to pair with cured meats and cheeses as well as Italian dishes like lasagna.
 
Description
Drink now or cellar for up to 6 years. No need to decant before serving.

Between Bulgaria’s impressive Rhodope Mountains and the mighty Maritsa River is the Bessa Valley which was once the home of the ancient Thracian people. Today it is known for its excellent wines thanks to pioneers like Count Stephan von Neipperg, owner of the respected Chateau Canon La Gaffeliere in Bordeaux, who recognised the potential of the local terroir.

What makes this place so special is the clay limestone soils and warm summers which are moderated by the nearby mountains and river system. In total the Bessa Valley winery has 140 hectares of vines mostly planted with Bordeaux varietals like Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Petit Verdot. This particular cuvee celebrates Merlot with a dash of Syrah for extra complexity.

On the nose you’ll immediately notice the rich dark fruit notes of boysenberry, cassis, and ripe plum along with deeper hints of spice, bitter chocolate and tobacco leaf. The first sip reveals a very approachable flavour profile with soft tannins, a generous medium body, and a long spicy finish. The easy-going nature and bright fruit make this a great wine to pair with cured meats and cheeses as well as Italian dishes like lasagna.
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