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Winery Wines Files 9

Red wine 2011 DHC Villány Merlot Dry Koh I Noor, Ultimate Selection, Südliches Transdanubien, Hungary

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 16%
Price: 100.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: -
Registration number : #JWE-LAJRW

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Excellent (90 WP)
Last reviewed: 5 March 2019
Editor note: Light dried floral notes on the nose, hint of tobacco, black berries, some undergrowth, peppery traces, black olives and noticeable alcohol. Ripe, fairly tart and firm fruit on the palate, suprising acid bite, fine sandy tannins, prominent warm alcohol, hint of citrus zests, some cocoa in the background, coffee and a touch of provencale herbs, good persistence, some depth, salty tracesm hint of bergamotte, very good, firm, juicy, spicy finish, with powerful alcohol.
Best to drink: To2024+

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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