The Very Best Wines from Bulgaria

Vini 2016 Veni Vidi Vici Rosé (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Rosé , Bulgaria

86

points

Bulgariana 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Cabernet Sauvignon , Bulgaria

90

points

Chateau Burgozone 2014 Chardonnay (Danube River Plains)

Danube River Plains Chardonnay , Bulgaria

90

points

Minkov Brothers 2011 Le Photographe Rheinriesling Riesling (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Riesling , Bulgaria

87

points

Minkov Brothers 2014 Le Photographe Cabernet Franc (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Cabernet Franc , Bulgaria

87

points

Targovishte 2011 Premium Quality Dry Sauvignon Blanc (Black Sea Coastal)

Black Sea Coastal Sauvignon Blanc , Bulgaria

83

points

Vini 2009 Veni Vidi Vici Cabernet Sauvignon (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Cabernet Sauvignon , Bulgaria

87

points

Domaine Boyar 2015 Traminer (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Traminer , Bulgaria

88

points

Bulgariana 2008 Imperial Red (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Red Blend , Bulgaria

89

points

K Cellars 2015 Sauvignon Blanc (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Sauvignon Blanc , Bulgaria

89

points

Vini 2011 Veni Vidi Vici Pinot Noir (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Pinot Noir , Bulgaria

86

points

Domaine Boyar 2009 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Cabernet Sauvignon , Bulgaria

87

points

Vinex Slavyantsi 2006 Slavyantsi Estate Cabernet Sauvignon (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Cabernet Sauvignon , Bulgaria

84

points

Vinex Slavyantsi 2006 Slavyantsi Estate Pinot Noir (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Pinot Noir , Bulgaria

84

points

Villa Yustina 2012 Monogram Mavrud and Rubin Red (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Red Blend , Bulgaria

89

points

Vini 2015 Veni Vidi Vici Pinot Grigio (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Pinot Grigio , Bulgaria

88

points

Edoardo Miroglio 2012 EM Mavrud (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Mavrud , Bulgaria

90

points

Vini 2009 Veni Vidi Vici Merlot (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Merlot , Bulgaria

87

points

Vini 2011 Veni Vidi Vici Sauvignon Blanc (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Sauvignon Blanc , Bulgaria

85

points

Vini 2012 Veni Vidi Vici Pinot Noir (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Pinot Noir , Bulgaria

88

points

Katarzyna 2013 Twins Cabernet Sauvignon (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Cabernet Sauvignon , Bulgaria

89

points

K Cellars 2011 Pinot Noir (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Pinot Noir , Bulgaria

90

points

K Cellars 2011 Red (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Red Blend , Bulgaria

90

points

Domaine Boyar 2015 Reserve Merlot (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Merlot , Bulgaria

89

points

Chateau Burgozone 2014 Pinot Noir (Danube River Plains)

Danube River Plains Pinot Noir , Bulgaria

90

points

Vini 2015 Veni Vidi Vici Pinot Noir (Danube River Plains)

Danube River Plains Pinot Noir , Bulgaria

86

points

Vini 2015 Veni Vidi Vici Chardonnay (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Chardonnay , Bulgaria

85

points

K Cellars 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Cabernet Sauvignon , Bulgaria

90

points

Vini 2013 Veni Vidi Vici Chardonnay (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Chardonnay , Bulgaria

88

points

Bulgariana 2011 Pinot Noir (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Pinot Noir , Bulgaria

90

points

Chateau Burgozone 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon (Danube River Plains)

Danube River Plains Cabernet Sauvignon , Bulgaria

89

points

Midalidare 2013 Grand Vintage Mogilovo Single Vineyard Malbec (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Malbec , Bulgaria

89

points

Bulgariana 2009 Imperial Red (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Red Blend , Bulgaria

89

points

K Cellars 2009 Red (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Red Blend , Bulgaria

89

points

Katarzyna 2013 Halla Merlot (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Merlot , Bulgaria

89

points

Katarzyna 2013 Mezzek Red (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Red Blend , Bulgaria

89

points

Castra Rubra 2010 CR Red (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Bordeaux-style Red Blend , Bulgaria

91

points

Chateau Burgozone 2013 Côte de Danube Pinot Noir (Danube River Plains)

Danube River Plains Pinot Noir , Bulgaria

89

points

Targovishte 2009 Sauvignon Blanc (Bulgaria)

Bulgaria Sauvignon Blanc , Bulgaria

82

points

Vini 2015 Veni Vidi Vici Sauvignon Blanc (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Sauvignon Blanc , Bulgaria

87

points

Castra Rubra 2010 Pendar Red (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Red Blend , Bulgaria

89

points

Castra Rubra 2011 Motley Cock Red (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Red Blend , Bulgaria

89

points

Vini 2013 Veni Vidi Vici Merlot (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Merlot , Bulgaria

87

points

K Cellars 2015 Chardonnay (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Chardonnay , Bulgaria

90

points

Bessa 2009 Enira Red (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Red Blend , Bulgaria

90

points

Bessa 2009 Enira Reserva Red (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Red Blend , Bulgaria

90

points

Bulgariana 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah , Bulgaria

90

points

Chateau Burgozone 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon (Danube River Plains)

Danube River Plains Cabernet Sauvignon , Bulgaria

90

points

Chateau Burgozone 2012 Pinot Noir (Danube River Plains)

Danube River Plains Pinot Noir , Bulgaria

90

points

Bessa 2011 Grande Cuvée Red (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Red Blend , Bulgaria

91

points

Chateau Burgozone 2012 Collection Chardonnay (Danube River Plains)

Danube River Plains Chardonnay , Bulgaria

91

points

F2F 2014 Red (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Red Blend , Bulgaria

88

points

Vini 2013 Veni Vidi Vici Pinot Noir-Syrah Rosé (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Rosé , Bulgaria

87

points

Vini 2013 Veni Vidi Vici Cabernet Sauvignon (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Cabernet Sauvignon , Bulgaria

87

points

Manastira 2013 Just Young Cabernet Sauvignon (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Cabernet Sauvignon , Bulgaria

86

points

Vini 2015 Veni Vidi Vici Cabernet Sauvignon (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Cabernet Sauvignon , Bulgaria

86

points

Vini 2012 Veni Vidi Vici Cabernet Sauvignon (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Cabernet Sauvignon , Bulgaria

85

points

Targovishte 2009 Traminer (Bulgaria)

Bulgaria Traminer , Bulgaria

83

points

Targovishte 2006 Chardonnay (Bulgaria)

Bulgaria Chardonnay , Bulgaria

84

points

Targovishte 2006 Muskat Ottonel (Bulgaria)

Bulgaria Muskat Ottonel , Bulgaria

83

points

Vini 2012 Veni Vidi Vici Sauvignon Blanc (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Sauvignon Blanc , Bulgaria

86

points

Castra Rubra 2013 Nimbus Premium Syrah (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Syrah , Bulgaria

90

points

K Cellars 2014 Chardonnay (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Chardonnay , Bulgaria

89

points

Bulgariana 2012 Merlot (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Merlot , Bulgaria

89

points

Bulgariana 2013 Chardonnay (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Chardonnay , Bulgaria

89

points

Chateau Burgozone 2014 Viognier (Danube River Plains)

Danube River Plains Viognier , Bulgaria

89

points

Quadratus 2011 Cabernet Franc (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Cabernet Franc , Bulgaria

89

points

Ivo Varbanov 2013 Clare de Lune Chardonnay (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Chardonnay , Bulgaria

87

points

Logodaj 2015 Bijoux White (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley White Blend , Bulgaria

89

points

Bratanov 2013 South Sakar Selection Merlot-Syrah (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Merlot-Syrah , Bulgaria

89

points

Bratanov 2015 Single Vineyard Tamianka (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Tamianka , Bulgaria

89

points

Minkov Brothers 2013 Tradition Since 1875 Cabernet Sauvignon (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Cabernet Sauvignon , Bulgaria

89

points

Vini 2013 Veni Vidi Vici Sauvignon Blanc (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Sauvignon Blanc , Bulgaria

87

points

Targovishte 2009 Riesling (Bulgaria)

Bulgaria Riesling , Bulgaria

85

points

Manastira 2013 Ilaya Reserve Mavrud (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Mavrud , Bulgaria

89

points

Domaine Boyar 2011 Reserve Merlot (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Merlot , Bulgaria

87

points

Pulden 2006 Salta Terra Mavrud (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Mavrud , Bulgaria

85

points

Manastira 2016 Riverside Muskat Ottonel (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Muskat Ottonel , Bulgaria

87

points

Bulgariana 2012 White (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley White Blend , Bulgaria

87

points

Domaine Boyar 2016 Traminer (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Traminer , Bulgaria

89

points

Edoardo Miroglio 2014 Bio Made with Organic Grapes Mavrud and Rubin Red (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Red Blend , Bulgaria

89

points

Edoardo Miroglio 2014 Sant'ilia Merlot and Mavrud Red (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Red Blend , Bulgaria

89

points

Katarzyna 2013 Mezzek Mavrud (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Mavrud , Bulgaria

89

points

Bulgariana 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Cabernet Sauvignon , Bulgaria

89

points

Chateau Burgozone 2012 Viognier (Danube River Plains)

Danube River Plains Viognier , Bulgaria

89

points

Chateau Burgozone 2012 Chardonnay (Danube River Plains)

Danube River Plains Chardonnay , Bulgaria

90

points

Castra Rubra 2008 Via Diagonalis Red (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Red Blend , Bulgaria

89

points

Edoardo Miroglio 2015 Bio Viognier And Traminer Made With Organic Grapes White (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley White Blend , Bulgaria

89

points

Manastira 2015 Just Young Mavrud (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Mavrud , Bulgaria

88

points

Villa Melnik 2012 Bergulé Mavrud (Bulgaria)

Bulgaria Mavrud , Bulgaria

90

points

Ivo Varbanov 2011 Feux d'artifice Syrah (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Syrah , Bulgaria

89

points

Domaine Boyar 2007 Royal Reserve Mavrud (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Mavrud , Bulgaria

84

points

Vini 2011 Veni Vidi Vici Chardonnay (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Chardonnay , Bulgaria

87

points

Targovishte 2011 Premium Quality Dry Muskat Ottonel (Black Sea Coastal)

Black Sea Coastal Muskat Ottonel , Bulgaria

86

points

Chateau Burgozone 2015 Côte de Danube Viognier (Danube River Plains)

Danube River Plains Viognier , Bulgaria

89

points

Domaine Boyar 2015 Quantum Chardonnay (Danube River Plains)

Danube River Plains Chardonnay , Bulgaria

89

points

F2F 2015 Chardonnay (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Chardonnay , Bulgaria

89

points

Domaine Boyar 2015 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Cabernet Sauvignon , Bulgaria

87

points

Manastira 2016 Riverside Chardonnay (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Chardonnay , Bulgaria

88

points

Manastira 2016 Ilaya Rosé (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Rosé , Bulgaria

86

points

Castra Rubra 2011 Butterfly's Rock Red (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Bordeaux-style Red Blend , Bulgaria

91

points

Targovishte 2009 Muskat Ottonel (Bulgaria)

Bulgaria Muskat Ottonel , Bulgaria

80

points

Castra Rubra 2009 Pendar Red (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Red Blend , Bulgaria

87

points

Bessa 2010 Enira Red (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Red Blend , Bulgaria

90

points

Bessa 2010 Petit Enira Merlot (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Merlot , Bulgaria

90

points

K Cellars 2012 Merlot (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Merlot , Bulgaria

89

points

Quadratus 2011 Pinot Noir (Danube River Plains)

Danube River Plains Pinot Noir , Bulgaria

88

points

Quadratus 2011 Merlot (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Merlot , Bulgaria

88

points

Villa Yambol 2013 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Cabernet Sauvignon , Bulgaria

89

points

Bulgariana 2015 Gamza (Danube River Plains)

Danube River Plains Gamza , Bulgaria

89

points

Targovishte 2011 Premium Quality Dry Riesling (Black Sea Coastal)

Black Sea Coastal Riesling , Bulgaria

84

points

Domaine Boyar 2015 Muscat (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Muscat , Bulgaria

87

points

Bulgariana 2015 Sauvignon Blanc (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Sauvignon Blanc , Bulgaria

90

points

Chateau Burgozone 2015 Chardonnay (Danube River Plains)

Danube River Plains Chardonnay , Bulgaria

90

points

Vini 2006 Veni Vidi Vici Merlot (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Merlot , Bulgaria

87

points

Vini 2012 Veni Vidi Vici Merlot (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Merlot , Bulgaria

86

points

Chateau Burgozone 2011 Pinot Noir (Danube River Plains)

Danube River Plains Pinot Noir , Bulgaria

89

points

Rumelia Wine Cellar 2012 Merul Reserve Merlot (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Merlot , Bulgaria

86

points

Vini 2015 Veni Vidi Vici Merlot (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Merlot , Bulgaria

86

points

Midalidare 2012 Reserve Red (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Red Blend , Bulgaria

90

points

Vini 2011 Veni Vidi Vici Pinot Noir-Syrah Rosé (Bulgaria)

Bulgaria Rosé , Bulgaria

85

points

Bulgariana 2015 Unoaked Chardonnay (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Chardonnay , Bulgaria

90

points

Vinex Slavyantsi 2007 Slavyantsi Estate Traminer (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Traminer , Bulgaria

84

points

Chateau Burgozone 2012 Sauvignon Blanc (Danube River Plains)

Danube River Plains Sauvignon Blanc , Bulgaria

86

points

Minkov Brothers 2013 Tradition Since 1875 Cuvée Red (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Red Blend , Bulgaria

88

points

Minkov Brothers 2014 Le Photographe Syrah (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Syrah , Bulgaria

88

points

Domaine Boyar 2013 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Cabernet Sauvignon , Bulgaria

90

points

Bulgariana 2012 Sauvignon Blanc (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Sauvignon Blanc , Bulgaria

86

points

Castra Rubra 2011 Via Diagonalis White (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley White Blend , Bulgaria

88

points

Castra Rubra 2010 Via Diagonalis Red (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Red Blend , Bulgaria

89

points

Targovishte 2006 Sauvignon Blanc (Bulgaria)

Bulgaria Sauvignon Blanc , Bulgaria

85

points

Castra Rubra 2013 Nimbus Premium Pinot Noir (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Pinot Noir , Bulgaria

90

points

Bulgariana 2016 Thracian Delight White (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley White Blend , Bulgaria

89

points

Rigid Elm 2016 Rosé (Danube River Plains)

Danube River Plains Rosé , Bulgaria

86

points

K Cellars 2012 Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon , Bulgaria

89

points

Bulgariana 2015 Thracian Delight Red (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Red Blend , Bulgaria

89

points

Vini 2016 Veni Vidi Vici Chardonnay (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Chardonnay , Bulgaria

86

points

Bessa 2013 Enira Red (Thracian Lowlands)

Thracian Lowlands Red Blend , Bulgaria

89

points

Bulgariana 2012 Imperial Red (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Red Blend , Bulgaria

89

points

Bulgariana 2016 Rosé (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Rosé , Bulgaria

88

points

Horse Valley 2015 Single Vineyard Nisovo Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon (Danube River Plains)

Danube River Plains Cabernet Sauvignon , Bulgaria

85

points

Rigid Elm 2016 Barrel Reserve Red (Danube River Plains)

Danube River Plains Bordeaux-style Red Blend , Bulgaria

87

points

Vini 2016 Veni Vidi Vici Pinot Grigio (Danube River Plains)

Danube River Plains Pinot Grigio , Bulgaria

86

points

Rough Day 2016 Chardonnay (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Chardonnay , Bulgaria

89

points

Horse Valley 2015 Single Vineyard Nisovo Vineyards Cabernet Franc (Danube River Plains)

Danube River Plains Cabernet Franc , Bulgaria

87

points

Thracian Valley Cabernet Sauvignon , Bulgaria

90

points

Telescope 2014 Red (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Red Blend , Bulgaria

89

points

Horse Valley 2015 Single Vineyard Nisovo Vineyards Merlot (Danube River Plains)

Danube River Plains Merlot , Bulgaria

86

points

Rigid Elm 2016 Chardonnay (Danube River Plains)

Danube River Plains Chardonnay , Bulgaria

86

points

Telescope 2016 Mavrud (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Mavrud , Bulgaria

89

points

Bulgariana 2016 Sauvignon Blanc (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Sauvignon Blanc , Bulgaria

90

points

Bessa 2014 Petit Enira Red (Bulgaria)

Bulgaria Red Blend , Bulgaria

88

points

K Cellars 2014 Pinot Noir (Danube River Plains)

Danube River Plains Pinot Noir , Bulgaria

89

points

Bessa 2013 Reserva Enira Red (Thracian Lowlands)

Thracian Lowlands Red Blend , Bulgaria

89

points

Manastira 2014 Ibar Reserve Mavrud-Cabernet Sauvignon Red (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Red Blend , Bulgaria

87

points

Rigid Elm 2016 Mavrud (Thracian Valley)

Thracian Valley Mavrud , Bulgaria

88

points

Rigid Elm 2016 Muscat (Danube River Plains)

Danube River Plains Muscat , Bulgaria

88

points