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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 viticulture culture, because wines from Sopron and Eger were already known in the 13th century. The Greeks led the viticulture in Hungary from the southeast the Danube and its tributary Tisza upwards and the Romans from the west across the Pannonian plain to Lake Balaton. In spite of Huns, Vandals, Goths, Tatars and Ottomans over many centuries, wine has always been grown in this area. Even the Ottomans, who occupied most of the country for about 160 years, repressed despite alcohol ban Viticulture did not like the taxes, but the development was hampered during this time. According to a rather legendary tradition...

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