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Jammertal Wine Estate
Winery Wines Files 9

Red wine 2011 DHC Villány Cabernet Franc-Merlot Dry Cassiopeia, Grand Selection, Südliches Transdanubien, Hungary

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 15%
Price: 40.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: small oak barrel
Registration number : #JWE-LDUOQ

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Very good (88 WP)
Last reviewed: 5 March 2019
Editor note: Fairly warm nose, light animal notes, cedary traces, hint of tobacco, ripe, partly preserved black and a few red berries, spicy oak and earthy notes. Ripe, partly preserved, sweetish fruit on the palate, some smoky, cedary notes, touch of cocoa and cake spices, etheral notes, integrated tannins, good persistence, prominent warm alcohol, some sugar candy in the background, hint of tobacco, delicate bitter touch, slightly jammy on a very good, alcoholic finish.
Best to drink: To 2023+

Hungary has a very old wine culture, because wines from Sopron and Eger were already known in the 13th century. The Greeks started wine growing in Hungary from the southeast Danube and its tributary the Tisza upwards and the Romans from the west across the Pannonian Plain to Lake Balaton. Despite invasions of the Huns, Vandals, Goths, Tartars and Ottomans over many centuries, wine was always grown in this area. Even the Ottomans, who occupied most of the country for around 160 years, oppressed despite alcohol ban the viticulture did not like to take the taxes for it, but the development was inhibited during this time. According to a rather...

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