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Red wine 2012 Villány-Siklós Bock Cuvée, DHC Villány Premium, Südliches Transdanubien, Hungary

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 15%
Price: 16.70 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number : #352344

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Very good (89 WP)
Last reviewed: 29 May 2018
Editor note: Earthy nose with dried vegetal and light animal notes, black berries, meaty notes, slightly sharp alcoholic notes. Firm and very full-bodied on the palate, ripe, partly dried and preserved fruit, some bitter oak, earthy and dried vegetal aromas,hint of tobacco and dried flowers, fairly prominent tannins, intitially slightly brittle, but becomes much more harmonious with aeration, good substance and persistence, also has high alcohol, slightly rustic style, some depth and complexity, herbaceous traces, touch of cocoa and cardamom, salty notes in the background, very good alcoholic background with increasingly juicy fruit. At this stage definitely requires aeration.
Best to drink: To 2024+

The wine region is in the south Hungary close to the border too Croatia and is named after the city of the same name (until 1999 the area was called Villány-Siklós). The vineyards cover around 2,300 hectares of vineyards. Under a continental climate with Mediterranean influences, with long, hot summers and cold winters, the vines grow on soils that are mainly limestone and dolomite with loess and loam layers. Around the city of Villány it is mainly the red wine varieties Cabernet Sauvignon. Cabernet Franc, Kékfrankos ( Blaufränkisch ), Kék Portugizi ( Blue Portuguese )...

The red grape variety comes from France. There are around 60 Synonyms; some alphabetically grouped by country are Kaberne Sovinjon, Kaberne Sovinyon, Lafit, Lafite ( Bulgaria. Moldova. Russia ); Bidure, Bouchet, Bouchet Sauvignon, Breton, Cabernet Petit, Carbonet, Carbouet, Carmenet, Epicier Noir, Marchoupet, Navarre, Petit Bouchet, Petit Bouschet, Petit Cabernet, Petit Cavernet Sauvignon, Petite Vidure, Sauvignon, Sauvignonne, Vidignonne, Vidure France ); Bordo ( Romania ); Bordeaux ( Switzerland ); Burdeos Tinto ( Peru. Spain ); Cab ( United States ).

Cabernet Sauvignon - grape and leaf

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The red grape variety comes either from France (Bordeaux) or from Spain (Basque Country = País Vasco). There are around 80 Synonyms that testify to old age and worldwide distribution. The main alphabetically grouped by country are Achéria, Ardounet, Arrouya, Bidure, Boubet, Bouchet Franc, Bouchet Saint-Émilion, Bouchy, Breton, Cabernet Aunis, Cabernet Francese, Cabernet Franc Noir, Cabernet Gris, Cabrunet, Capbreton Rouge, Carmenet, Couahort , Crouchen Negre, Crouchen Noir, Gros Bouchet, Gros Cabernet, Grosse Vidure, Messanges Rouge, Morenoa Veron Bouchy, Noir Dur, Plant Breton, Plant de l'Abbé Breton, Sable Rouge, Trouchet, Trouchet Noir, Véron, Vidure, Vuidure (...

The red grape variety comes from France, The name is probably from the French word for blackbird (merle) because these birds like to snack on the very sweet berries when fully ripe. The name can also be an allusion to the black-blue color of the berries similar to the bird. There are over 60 Synonyms which attest to the worldwide spread. The most important are Alicante Noir, Bigney, Black Alicante, Blauer Merlot, Bordò, Crabutet, Crabutet Noir, Hebigney, Médoc Noir, Merlau, Merlot Black, Merlot Blau, Merlot Crni, Merlot Nero, Merlot Noir, Merlott, Merlou, Picard, Pikard, Plant Médoc, Sémillon Rouge, Vidal and Vitraille.

Merlot - grape and leaf

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