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Jammertal Wine Estate
Winery Wines Files 9

Red wine 2011 DHC Villány Cabernet Sauvignon Dry Cassiopeia, Grand Selection, Südliches Transdanubien, Hungary

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 15.5%
Price: 40.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: oak barrel
Registration number : #JWE-LBKIV

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Excellent (90 WP)
Last reviewed: 5 March 2019
Editor note: Fairly mature nose, also fairly deep, dried flowers and a hint of tobacco, ripe black berries, cedary traces and a whiff of blood. Ripe, firm, tart, juicy, dark fruit on the palate, nutty, cedary notes, hint of tobacco, fine tannins, concentrated and persistent, very full-bodied, but also well-balanced, some red bell peppers in the background, peppery traces and a hint of cocoa, some depth, sweetish and creamy, slightly noticeable warm alcohol, very good, juicy, slightly jammy finish, quite complex and spicy, with etheral notes, grippy.
Best to drink: To 2024+

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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