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Petillant Naturel 2020 Villány-Siklós trocken "Karasica", Südliches Transdanubien, Hungary

Type: Petillant Naturel
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 11%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Price: 15.50 €
Bottle closure: Stainless steel capsule
Registration number: #377894

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (87 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 20 July, 2021
Editor note: Cloudy ochre-orange. Floral, spicy and yeasty nose of pome fruit and orange zest with light nutty hints. Lean, bright, tart fruit, distinctly yeasty, herbal to herbal and floral aromas, lively mousseux, good persistence, some grip, apple-like notes and again citrus zest on the palate, quite refreshing style, good to very good, juicy and slightly yellow-spicy finish, again with lots of grip and animating acidity.

The wine-growing region 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 of vines. Under a continental climate with Mediterranean influences with long, hot summers and cold winters, the vines grow on predominantly limestone and dolomite soils with loess and loam overlays, which are also characterised by iron-rich red clay components. Around the town of Villány, the main red wine varieties are Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Kékfrankos...

Hungary has a very old viticultural culture, as wines from Sopron and Eger were already a household name in the 13th century. Viticulture in the Carpathian Basin was influenced on the one hand by ancient Central Asian traditions and on the other by Roman wine culture. Despite various wars and unrest, wine has been cultivated here for over 1,000 years. Even the Ottomans, who occupied most of the country for about 160 years, did not suppress viticulture despite the ban on alcohol, and were happy to collect taxes for it, but development was inhibited during this time. According to legend, Emperor Charlemagne (742-814) was so...

The white grape variety originates from Hungary. The name means "lime leaf" and derives from the distantly similar leaf shape as well as from the aroma of the large, loose-berried grapes. Synonyms are Feuille de Tilleul (France); Lipolist, Lipolist Biyali (Croatia); Lämmerschwanz, Lindenblättrige, Lindener, Weißer Lämmerschwanz (Austria); Lipovina (Slovakia, Czech Republic); Budai Fehér, Budai Gohér, Harch Levelu, Hárslevele, Hárslevelu, Hársleveleue, Harst Levelyu, Hárzevelu, Kerekes, Kereklevelü, Tarpai, Teisor (Hungary). It must not be confused with the varieties...

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