Thursday, August 15, 2019

Wine Review: Domaine Boyar Traminer 2018

Domaine Boyar Traminer 2018

It's the Fifth Annual Bulgarian Wine Month thanks to BulgarianWine.comYou can read all of the content and reviews from Bulgarian Wine Month under the Bulgaria label.

To read about the fascinating history of Bulgarian wine, check out Bulgaria - Part 1: Three-Thousand Years of Wine History. To learn about the grapes, wine regions and Bulgarian wine's place in the market, read Part 2: The Current State of Bulgarian Wine. And if you'd like to see what Bulgaria's national drink is all about, find out in Part 3: Invincibility of Rakia.

This is the fourth vintage that I've had of this wine and every time I do it gets better. I gave the 2013 vintage a 2/5, the 2015 vintage a 3/5, and the  2016 vintage a 4.5/5. So, needless to say, I'm pretty excited about tasting this one and seeing where it's going now.

The ABV is 13%, so it's driest of the vintages that I've had, and the color of the wine is a very pale yellow. There's aromas of lychee, ginger ale, lemon-lime soda, lemon thyme, and cilantro. That's a great nose, my friend. On the palate it's medium bodied with an oily mouthfeel that has a little bit of a chalkiness to it, and an acidity that is noticeable but reserved. There's flavors of lychee nut, cantaloupe, kiwi, and a little bit of earthiness / dried leaves that I hadn't detected in previous vintages. Then the finish is impressively long, and even though it's a crisp finish the fruit is still juicy.

I love it! It has so many differences and similarities to the last vintage but it's still just so good. And you know what I think this would go great with? Jalapeno popper sushi. Yes, it exists. Look it up.

Buy this wine right now on BulgarianWine.com!

QUALITY VS PRICE RATING
Price: $11
Rating: 4/5 = Recommended (what does that mean?)

The bottle used was provided free of charge for the purpose of this unpaid review. To have your wine reviewed follow this link.

Newer Posts Older Posts Home

0 comments:

Post a Comment

Labels

*SPONSORED* ABriefHistoryOf Abruzzo Agiorgitiko Aglianico Airen Albarino Aleatico Alsace Apothic Argentina Armagnac Australia Austria Baco Barbera Beaujolais beer Best Of biodynamic blend blog Bogati Bonarda book Bordeaux Brachetto brandy Bulgaria Cabernet Franc Cabernet Sauvignon California Campania Canada cans Cape Cod Carignan Carmenere Cava certification Chablis Chalk Hill Champagne Chardonnay cheese Chenin Blanc Chianti Chile China Cinsault cocktails Cognac Colombard Columbia Valley Cotes-du-Rhone Counoise Croatia CSW Dane Cellars dessert wine Distill Wars Dona Blanco Dunnigan Hills Falanghina February Fiano Folle Blanche formulas France Franciacorta Frankovka Furmint Galicia Galilee Gamay Garganega Gascony Germany gin Glera Godello Graciano Greece Grenache Grenache Blanc Gros Manseng Gruner Veltliner GSM guest blog Heroes history how to Hungary Israel Italy Japan Jerez Kansas kosher Lambrusco Languedoc-Roussillon Left Coast Lisboa Livermore Lodi Loire love letter Macon Madeira Malbec Malvasia Marsanne Marselan Massachusetts Matchbook Mavrud Mazuelo Melnik Mencia Mendocino Mendoza Meritage Merlot Mexico Michigan mixology Montepulciano Moscato Mosel Mourvédre Muscat mythology Napa Navarra Nebbiolo Nero d'Avola New York New Zealand news Norello Mascalese Oregon organic original meme pairings Palestine Pecorino Petit Verdot Petite Sirah Petite Verdot photo gallery phylloxera Picpoul Piedmont Pinot Blanc Pinot Gris/Grigio Pinot Meunier Pinot Noir Pinotage Pliny Port Portugal Press Release Primitivo product Prosecco Provence quickie quote rakia recipe retail problems Retsina review Rheingau Rhone Ribera del Duero Riesling Rioja Rondinella rose Roussanne Rueda rum Russian River Sagrantino Sake Sangiovese Sangria Sauvignon Blanc science Sekt Seyval Blanc Sherry Sonoma South Africa Spain spark Sparkling spirits storage study sulfites sustainable SWE Syrah Tannat Tempranillo Tequila Texas Tinta Amarela Torrontes Touriga Nacional Traminer Trebbiano Turkey Tuscany Ugni Blanc Umbria USA Valdiguié Valpolicella Veneto Verdejo Verdicchio Vermentino Vermouth Vernacca Vidal Blanc video Vinho Verde Viognier Virginia Viura vodka Washington State whiskey White zinfandel Willamette wine Wine Bloggers Off-Topic wine club Wine Pick Zinfandel Zweigelt