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Winery Wines Files 36

Red wine 2016 DHC Villány Cabernet Sauvignon dry, Südliches Transdanubien, Hungary

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content : 13%
Price: 29.50 €
Organic labeling: Biodynamic and vegan wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique used
Registration number : #WP-L.FUIN

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: excellent (90 WP)
Last reviewed: 12 August, 2019
Editor note: Tart, firm nose, meaty traces, black berries, herbaceous notes and pepperyspice, hint of tobacco, mineral noites. Firm, fairlycool, tart, dark fruit on the palate, light vegetal and herbaceous notes in the background, nutty and cedary traces, earthy and salty mineral notes, persistent, fine, youthful tannins, touch of coffee and dark chocolate, some grip, clear contours, very good, firm, tart, juicy finish.
Best to drink: 2020-2028+

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 south-east 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...

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