Bikavér or Bull's Blood in English, is a famous Hungarian red wine cuvée exclusive to the Eger and Szekszárd regions. It can only be made by adhering to strict guidelines, yet this traditional terroir wine serves as the ruby red signature of each winemaker, living up to its legendary name. At least three local grape varieties are combined into a perfectly harmonious blend, creating a rich and fruity masterpiece with a tantalisingly complex mineral structure that only the best Bull's Blood can provide.
Winery: Gál Tibor Winery, Eger
Grape Variety: Kékfrankos (Blaufränkisch), Kadarka, Syrah, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon
Soil Type: Volcanic rhyolitic tuff
Ageing: 2 years in oak barrels
Alcohol Content: 13.5%
Bottle Size: 0.75l
A medium-bodied red wine cuvée with a deep, ruby red colour. Fruity aromas of stone cherries and plum with a damson twist. It is refreshing on the palate, with notes of sour cherry and red fruits, followed by a long mineral finish. Its well-balanced acidity makes this an elegant and very satisfying lighter red wine, perfect for making an evening special.
Food Pairing Recommendation
It is the perfect drink accompaniment to Hungarian dishes including goulash soup, beef stew and lecso, as well as game dishes, lamb chops and ripe cheese.
Serving temperature: 16°C, after aerating for at least 30 minutes
About the Producer
The family-owned Gál Tibor winery is located in the picturesque wine region of Eger. They are dedicated is to create memorable wines which reflect the characteristics of this special area and showcase its unique terroir. As a result, they only cultivate grape varieties which are perfectly suited to the microclimate of Eger, allowing the award-winner winemakers to create liquid works of art which represent the best of Hungarian wine.
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Produced by: Gál Tibor
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