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Red wine 2009 Villány-Siklós Villány dry Verzweiflung, DHC Classicus, Südliches Transdanubien, Hungary

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 15%
Price: 58.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Used barrique
Variety: Merlot.
Registration number : #HP324215

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Excellent (90 WP)
Last reviewed: 15 January, 2015
Editor note: Translate to English Ziemlich fester, holzwürziger, etwas nussiger und tabakiger Duft nach reifen, teils angetrockneten und eingemachten schwarzen Beeren mit gewürzigen und zedrigen Aromen, etwas Trockenkräutern, getrockneten Pilzen und erdigen Noten. Sehr kräftig im Mund, hochreife, leicht kompottige Frucht mit süßlicher Holzwürze, schokoladig am Gaumen, etwas Kaffeesatz und Lebkuchenwürze, mürb-sandiges Tannin, nachhaltig und warm am Gaumen, viel Fett, aber auch etwas Biss, kühlende Mineralik und Kräuternuancen im Hintergrund, ein wenig Eiskonfekt, gewisse Tiefe, sehr guter Abgang.

The wine-growing area is located in the south of Hungary close to the border with Croatia and is named after the town of the same name (until 1999 the area was called Villány-Siklós). The vineyards cover about 2,300 hectares. In a continental climate with Mediterranean influences with long, hot summers and cold winters, the vines grow on predominantly chalky and dolomite soils with loess and loam layers, which are also characterised by ferrous red clay components. Around the town of Villány, the red wine varieties Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Kékfrankos (Blaufränkisch),...

The red grape variety comes from France. The name is probably derived from the French word for blackbird (merle), because these birds like to eat the berries, which are very sweet when fully ripe. However, the name can also be an allusion to the black-blue colouring of the berries similar to that of the bird. There are more than 60 synonyms, which testify the worldwide distribution. The most important are Alicante Noir, Bigney, Black Alicante, Blue Merlot, Bordò, Crabutet, Crabutet Noir, Hebigney, Médoc Noir, Merlau, Merlot Black, Merlot Blue, Merlot Crni, Merlot Nero, Merlot Noir, Merlott, Merlou, Picard, Pikard, Plant Médoc,...

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