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Hummel Pincészet - Weingut Hummel

White wine 2018 Villány-Siklós Furmint dry, Südliches Transdanubien, Hungary

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14%
Price: 19.50 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number : #HP362448

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Very good (89 WP)
Last reviewed: 4 June, 2019
Editor note: Vegetal and light floral notes on the nose, delicate hint of bacon, yeasty notes, restrained, fairly light yellow fruit, herbaceous traces. Firm, ripe, elegant, juicy fruit on the palate, yeasty, nutty, vegetal and herbaceous notes, elegant acidity, integrated tannins provide grip, delicate hint of bacon in the background, good substance and persistence, remains fairlycool in spite of the high level of alcohol, hint of almonds, some depth, smoky traces, very good, firm finish.
Best to drink: Late 2019-2025+

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),...

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