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„Chateau Botevo” Winery

„Chateau Botevo” Winery opened doors in the autumn of the year of 2013. It is located at “Baltaluk” area, on the land of the village of Botevo, Tundzha region. There are more than 1 000 decares of wine yards, which are property of its main partners – “Staven” Joint-stock company. The winery has a rich sort structure. There are many wine sorts – Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Viognier, Sauvignon Blanc, Traminer, Muscat, Grenache, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Fran, Sira Barbera.

The dish capacity has been envisaged to manufacture 700 tones of grape. It is accepted only under the gravity method. The winery has a modern equipment for wine manufacturing and stabilization. There is an opportunity to keep a permanent controlled temperature. The conditions in the winery ensure a quality development of the young wines in the barrels. In the winery there are new barrels made of French and American oak with different baking levels. The ready wine is prepared to go to the market on a modern bottling line, which allows to close the bottle with cork taps, as well as screw caps.

The winery possesses an innovative waste water treatment plant, which works under a biological principle. It allows fully and safety leading of the waste products from the production, with a view to keep the environment. The main series that “Chateau Botevo” Winery produces are Staven and Filigran. Mainly, we stake on the blended wines due to the great sorts variety. We select those wines that fit to the main line of the series. The Staven series wines are fresh and fruity while those from Filigran’s series are more saturated, consistent and they mature long time in barrels.

Staven Series

Rosé

2016 Thracian valley

This wine has been produced of the following sorts – Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon under “the white technology”. Their combination in one bottle is really a challenge. The grape is gathered and ferments separately. After having the young wine, it blends in suitable per cents. They are balanced and the desired harmony is reached. Rosé has a pale pink colour with some shades of salmon. It has freshness, tender fruit fragrance of red fruit, raspberries and black cherries, but at the same time you feel consistence of the taste. It is a wine which breaks the stereotypes for Rosé.

Filigran Series

Pinot Noir „Cabernet Fran”, Cabernet Sauvignon

2014 Thracian valley

The history of this wine is long. In the beginning, of course, it is the grape – it has been grown and selected extremely careful. It has been gathered at the right moment in order to express the wine’s qualities received from it. The wine matures in barrels for a long time. It has marvelous harmony which is expressed by the combination of the three sorts of grape. Sparkling ruby red colour, deep and very well kept. The fragrance is interesting and multilayer. The accents of forest fruit, spices and chocolate are shown up. The wine leaves a long-lasting sensation with the soft and balanced body. It is a unique present that combines tradition and quality.

Source: Agrozona Magazine – March 2018, pages 54-55