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Winery Wines Files 36

Red wine 2016 DHC Villány Cabernet Sauvignon dry, Südliches Transdanubien, Hungary

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13%
Price: 29.50 €
Organic labeling: Biodynamic and vegan wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique used
Registration number : #WP-L.FUIN

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Excellent (90 WP)
Last reviewed: 12 August 2019
Editor note: Tart, firm nose, meaty traces, black berries, herbaceous notes and pepperyspice, hint of tobacco, mineral noites. Firm, fairlycool, tart, dark fruit on the palate, light vegetal and herbaceous notes in the background, nutty and cedary traces, earthy and salty mineral notes, persistent, fine, youthful tannins, touch of coffee and dark chocolate, some grip, clear contours, very good, firm, tart, juicy finish.
Best to drink: 2020-2028+

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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