The planting of the vineyards began in 2002, choosing as the first variety the Pinot Nero (“Our vineyards”, n.d., para. 2).
Edoardo Miroglio’s excellence on Pinot Noir varietals is debatable. However, the producer in Elenovo sparkles with its Metodo Classico bottlings. Pinot Noir and its Burgundian cousin Chardonnay, planted in the tiny village near Nova Zagora, give birth to an admirable range of sparkling wines. The Brut looks to be the hard piece of the collection, but the Rosé, Brut Zero and Blanc de Blancs deserve as much attention. Following are the notes for Edoardo Miroglio Brut Metodo Classico 2008.
Pale lemon. Strong citrus, green apple and peach notes are supported by a mineral layer. Though not obvious, some signature traits of a classic method sparkling wine – yeast, biscuit – are present. The taste is quite dry, with bright acidity. Green fruit and citrus dominate over the riper stone fruits, while yeast and biscuit are more evident on the palate. Endowed with a full body, the wine has a long, zesty finish.
Tough a true classic method sparkling made of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, it has some of that asperity often found in Bulgarian wines. It could never be mistaken for Champagne.
- Edoardo Miroglio
- PGI Nova Zagora
- 80% Pinot Noir, 20% Chardonnay
- Thracian Valley
- Our vineyards. Retrieved 10 January 2018, from
- Brut. Retrieved 11 January 2018, from
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