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Simple Hands Merlot 2022

PGI Thracian Valley

Simple Hands is an appealing, silky-fruit red from Bulgaria's prized Thracian Plains. A great wine to open any day of the week. With a label inspired by artwork created for this winery's 30th anniversary, it offers ripe plum and blackberry fruit.

Beyond the Label

Tasting notes

Silky red fruit, ripe plum and creamy toffee notes


Ripe plum, redcurrant, blackberry, hint of spice

Allergy information

Contains sulphites

Simple Hands Merlot 2022

More information

  • 12.0% ABV
  • 9.0 Units
  • 750.00 ml
  • 31 December, 2025
  • Vegan

Domaine Boyar was the first private company set up after the historic political upheaval of Bulgaria in 1989. On their 30th anniversary they commissioned some amazing murals by renowned local artist Nasimo. They were to go round their largest stainless steel vats in their winery in the Stara Planina foothills. It's quite some spectacle. The label of this wine has been inspired by these artworks. Simple Hands is a collaboration between this award-winning winery and the local growers, working in Bulgaria's finest region for red wine – the Thracian Plains. The wine is all juicy Merlot, packed with bright plum fruit. It's an easy-drinking, all-pleasure red, great for enjoying on its own or with suppers like sausage and mash or vegetable pilaf.

"Bulgaria has so much offer and is too often overlooked – try this supple, easy fruit red" Samuel Fishlock
Buyer for Bulgaria
Map showing PGI Thracian Valley
Tasting note information