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White wine 2007 Eger Olasz Rizling dry, Nordosten, Hungary

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #GLP168772

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 24 November, 2008

The wine-growing region is located in the north-east of Hungary near the border with Slovakia. Northeast of it lies Tokaj-Hegyalja, the territory of Tokaj. It has a 1,000-year-old history of viticulture. There was a short interruption due to the almost 100-year-old Turkish occupation from 1596. Eger is named after the town of the same name (Eger) at the foot of the Bükk mountains. Under the town there are extensive cellar complexes. The area has become famous especially for the red wine Eger bull's blood (Egri Bikavér). The vineyards on volcanic tuff soils cover about 6,000 hectares of vineyards in 20 municipalities. Eger is one of the...

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