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Enira 2004

Енира 2004

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Producer:
Bessa Valley (Беса Вали)
Country:
Bulgaria (България) 
Vintage:
2004
Other vintages: 
2005 [94.3]
 2006 [88.5]
 2007 [92.5]
Variety:
Merlot (Мерло)

Cabernet Sauvignon (Каберне Совиньон)
Added by demiro
18 Jul 2008
Winemaker's notes:
You can feel a bouquet of forest fruits, spices, roasted tone and vanilla. This wine matured for nine months in one-year-old French oak barrels. Enira 2004 was fittingly awarded the only Golden Rhyton for 2006 at the prestigious International Exhibition Vinaria. It is once among the top 50 in the Financial times Jancis Robinson's wine classification for best red young wines in Christmas 2005.

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How to drink it
Food: Chicken, Chicken Smoked, Couscous, Duck, Ham, Hamburger, Lamb (Grilled, Broiled), Pasta with Tomato Sauce, Pasta with Vegetables, Pates, Pizza, Quiche, Rabbit, Sausage, Spicy Chinese, Steak (Grilled, Broiled), Tuna, Turkey, Veal, Venison
Cheese: Brie, Camember, Danish Blu, Gouda, Gruyere, Pecorino Toscano, Sharp Cheddar
Temperature: 16-18 °C
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From the Reading Room
Let's say a grape variety normally takes 120 days to ripen. In an especially hot year, it may ripen after only 110 days; in a cooler year, after 130 days. Viticulturists generally do want a long growing seasons. Long ripening allows components in the grape other that sugar - tannins, for example - ...
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1rerumnovarum
19 Oct 2009