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White wine 2015 Villány-Siklós dry "Bernstein", Südliches Transdanubien, Hungary

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12.5%
Price: 17.50 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: oak barrel
Registration number : #HP241042

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Excellent (90 WP)
Last reviewed: 13 February 2017
Editor note: Slightly murky gold colour. Firm, slightly oxidative nose, light nutty notes, yeasty and partly dried floral notes, partly candied and dried yellow fruit, touch of light tobacco, iodine, citrus zests, yellow spice. Very firm and fairly juicy fruit on the palate, prominent yellow spice, yeasty and light nutty notes, light floral traces, tobacco in the background, lively, very elegant acidity, persistent and firm, fairly prominent mineral notes, integrated tannins provide grip, some depth,, more yeasty and salty mineral notes, prominenjt nutty notes on a very good finish.
Best to drink: Late 2017-2023+

The wine region is in the south Hungary close to the border too Croatia and is named after the city of the same name (until 1999 the area was called Villány-Siklós). The vineyards cover around 2,300 hectares of vineyards. Under a continental climate with Mediterranean influences, with long, hot summers and cold winters, the vines grow on soils that are mainly limestone and dolomite with loess and loam layers. Around the city of Villány it is mainly the red wine varieties Cabernet Sauvignon. Cabernet Franc, Kékfrankos ( Blaufränkisch ), Kék Portugizi ( Blue Portuguese )...

The white grape variety comes from Hungary. The name means "linden leaf" and is derived from the distantly similar leaf shape and the aroma of the large, loose- Grapes. Synonyms are Feuille de Tilleul ( France ); Lipolist, Lipolist Biyali ( Croatia ); Lamb's tail, linden-leaved, linden-leaved, white ( Austria ); Lipovina ( Slovakia. Czech Republic ); Budai Fehér, Budai Goher, Harch Levelu, Hárslevele, Hárslevelu, Hársleveleue, Harst Levelyu, Hárzevelu, Hosszunyelü Féher, Kerekes, Kereklevelü ( Hungary ).

Hárslevelü - grape and leaf

Despite apparently suggestive synonyms or morphological No...

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