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Red wine 2006 Etyek-Buda Badacsony Pinot Noir dry, Nordwesten, Hungary

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Variety: Pinot Noir
Registration number: #EMB168819

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Last reviewed: 21 June, 2010

The wine-growing area in Hungary is located about 30 kilometres northeast of Lake Balaton (Balaton) and just as far west of Budapest. The vineyards cover about 2,000 hectares. The climate is characterized by abundant sunshine and little precipitation. Towards the end of the 19th century, József Törley, who had learned his trade in Champagne, became aware of the area, which is ideal for growing Chardonnay due to the loess, chalk and black earth soil and climate. He founded a large sparkling wine industry here. Other grape varieties are Olasz Rizling(Welschriesling), Rajnairizling(Riesling), Sauvignon...

Hungary has a very old winegrowing culture, because wines from Sopron and Eger were already known in the 13th century. The Greeks introduced viticulture in Hungary from the southeast along the Danube and its tributary the Tisza upwards and the Romans from the west across the Pannonian Plain to Lake Balaton. Despite Hun, Vandal, Goths, Tatars and Ottoman invasions over many centuries, wine was always grown in this area. Even the Ottomans, who occupied the largest part of the country for about 160 years, did not suppress wine growing despite the ban on alcohol and were happy to collect taxes for it, but development was inhibited during this...

The red grape variety comes from France. Around 300 synonyms testify to its great age and worldwide distribution in almost all wine-growing countries. Important or historically important alphabetically grouped by country are for example Augustiner, Auvernas, Blauer Klevner, Blauer Spätburgunder, Frühschwarzer, Klävner, Klebroth, Klevner, Möhrchen, Moréote, Schwarzburgunder, Schwarzer, Schwarzer Burgunder, Schwarzer Traminer, Spätburgunder, Süßrot, Thalroter (Germany); Auvernat, Auvernas, Auvergnat, Berligout, Bourguignon, Clevner, Formentin Noir, Morillon Noir, Mourillon, Noble Joué, Noirien Franc, Noirien Noir, Orléanais, Pignola,...

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