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Domaine Boyar Quantum Traminer 2015, Bulgaria

Thracian Valley
Traminer (a.k.a. savignin blanc)

Established in 1991 after communism's fall, Boyar invested heavily in equipment and expertise and saw the potential in export markets, including, not least, Canada. This traminer is medium-bodied and dry, with a soft, rounded centre and gewürztraminer-like notes of lychee and ginger along with whiffs of rose petal and musky melon. Well done. Available in Ontario.

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Beppi Crosariol writes about wine and spirits in the Globe Life and Style sections.He has been The Globe's wine and spirits columnist for more than 10 years. In the late 1990s, he also wrote a food trends column called The Biting Edge.Beppi used to cover business law for ROB and previously edited the paper's weekly technology section. More


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