A medium-bodied red wine, with the rich fruity flavour and fullness of the Cabernet Franc, perfectly complemented by the smoothness and lightness of the Merlot.
Winery: Vesztergombi Winery, Szekszárd
Grape Variety: 60% Cabernet Franc and 40% Merlot
Soil Type: Volcanic
Fermentation: Controlled in stainless steel tank
Ageing: 18 months in oak barrel
Alcohol Content: 13.0%
Bottle Size: 0.75l
This is a harmonious Bordeaux blend with black berries on the palate, with notes of ripe cherry, pomegranate, vanilla, oak and cocoa.
Food Pairing Recommendation
It goes very well with Hungarian dishes including goulash soup, beef stew and lecso, as well as game dishes. Pair it with semi hard - hard cheese, including Cheddar, Pecorino and Red Leicester.
About the Producer
The Vesztergombi family can look back on a rich tradition of wine making in the region around Szekszárd. This scenic landscape, where the Danube river meanders between intertwined valleys, provides the perfect conditions for growing red grapes with character. The winery's was reborn in 1991, resurrecting the family tradition. Its first Bull's Blood was released in 1993, the year when its founder, Ferenc Vesztergombi was awarded the prestigious “Winemaker of the Year” title in Hungary, and since then it has created red wines that reflect this unique terroir.
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Produced by: Vesztergombi
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Mundus Vini 2017 - Gold Medal