Korten Wines

KORTEN Chardonnay 2017
Barrel Fermented

Origin of grapes: Selected vineyard from the Thracian Valley, Korten vineyards.
Harvest: 08 September 2017
Fermentation and aging: Fermentation is carried out using specific yeast in French oak 225 litre barrels , in which, after completion of the alcoholic fermentation, the malolactic fermentation takes place. The wine ages in the oak barrels for 6 months.
Date of bottling: 19.06.2018

Tasting notes:
Magnificent golden green color.
A captivating bouquet with a scent of ripe summer fruits, peach, citrus, passion fruit, vanilla and butter cake note.
Voluminous start, fruit juiciness and fullness is in harmony with an alluring barrique maturity and lasting aftertaste.

Food pairing:
Gourmet cuisine, vegetarian food, spicy Asian dishes, pasta, pizza, Atlantic salmon, ocean trout, oysters, crab, pork, feathered game and selected cheeses.

KORTEN Merlot 2017

Origin of grapes: Single vineyard, Thracian Valley  
Harvest: 11 - 13 September 20167
Barrel aging: 08 months in selected French barriques
Date of bottling13 June 2018

 

Tasting notes:
The wine has a  lovely garnet – red colour with a warm hue. The fragrance reveals a pleasant bouquet with dominating red berries, cherry, sweet spices and elegant barrique maturity. The palate is dense and rich with caressing softness, excellent harmony, velvety tannins and impressive maturity.

Food pairing:
The wine is a great choice for vegetarian food, selected dishes of national cuisine, pasta, pizza, pork, lamb, veal, barbecue, game and hard cheeses.

KORTEN Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Origin of grapes: Single vineyard, Thracian Valley
Harvest: 04 October 2017
Barrel aging: 09 months in selected French barriques
Date of bottling: July 2018

 

Tasting notes:
The wine has a nice garnet - ruby color.  It presents an elegant bouquet with notes of black berries, spices and noble oak. The taste has a strong attack, impressive body with good structure and concentration. The wine is harmonious with spicy finish. It has obvious aging potential.

Food pairing:
It pairs  well with a wide variety of food and is ideal choice for traditional meat dishes of the Bulgarian cuisine, selected sausages, meat specialties, game and mature cheeses.

KORTEN Syrah 2017

Origin of grapes: Single vineyard, Thracian Valley
Harvest: 19-20 September 2017
Barrel aging: 7 months in selected French barriques
Date of bottling15 May 2018

 

Tasting notes:
The wine has a dark - ruby color and purple depth. It presents an intensive fragrance with irresistible fruitiness - cassis, black cherry, chocolate, dark raisin and fragrant barrique maturity. The palate shows strength, concentration, rich structure and spicy finish.

Food pairing:
The wine is very suitable for meat dishes of duck, turkey, pheasant, pork, lamb, beef, big game and dried meat delicacies and hard cheeses.

KORTEN Cabernet Franc 2017

Origin of grapes: Single vineyard, Thracian Valley
Harvest: 23 September 2017
Barrel aging: 6 months in selected French barriques
Date of bottling11 May 2018

 

Tasting notes:
The wine has an unique fruity and impressive variety expression with aromas of black currant, black berries and a very elegant barrique nuance. It has a rich structure, softness, harmony and fascinating finish.

Food pairing:
It pairs very well with a vegetarian food, Asian specialties, pasta, pizza, pork, lamb, game and the wine is especially suitable for the traditional Balkan cuisine.


KORTEN Grand Vintage 2017

We created Korten Grand Vintage, one classic Bordeaux Blend in a year with exceptional vintage. The result - a magnificent, deliciously rich, well-structured and remarkable wine.

Kapka Georgieva and Rosen Georgiev

 

Origin of grapes: Selected vineyards, Thracian Valley
Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot
Harvest: 18 September – 03 October 2017
Barrel aging: 9 months in selected French barriques
Date of bottling:  16 July 2018

 

Tasting notes:
The wine has a deep, saturated color with a warm specter. It reveals an impressive bouquet - black berries, spices and tobacco. The palate is complex and rich, full-bodied and juicy, with magnificent pastel black currant`s flavor and marvellous depth. It has an excellent aging potential.

Food pairing:
Grand Vintage is a special compliment for gourmet cuisine, spicy dishes, pork, lamb, turkey, gourmet sausages and selected cheeses.


Best Bulgarian red wine 2018 | DIVINO TOP 50

KORTEN Rose Syrah 2018

Origin of grapes: Selected vineyard, Thracian Valley
Harvest: 05 October 2018
Date of bottling:  12 March 2019

 

Tasting notes:
The wine has a beautiful, brilliant pale pink color with coral nuances. Fine aroma of black currant, cherry and light scent of rose petals. The palate is harmonious and fresh, with a light citrus hue, and distinctive, refreshing and memorable finish.

Food pairing:
The wine pairs well with a vegetarian food, Mediterranean cuisine, pasta, salads and food based on white meats.