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  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Cabernet Franc

    History of the grape: References to it in the Loire region of France date as far back as the mid 12th century. But it...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Blaufränkisch

    Blaufränkisch is the most important Austrian red variety to many Austrian vintners despite the fact it is not the mos...

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Eger on Snooth

  • Tokaj is in the Zemplén mountains, which abut the Carpathians. ... ... ... vineyards are on hills. Eger is a mountain city. It's hard to find flat areas there even if you wanted to. Somló is also on extinct volcanos. Sopron is close to Burgenland in Austria. It's more hilly than mountainous but it's at the foothills of the Alps and again, the... Read More

    Forum post in the topic So, Have You Heard of This?


  • Greg, I had assumed Villany was a cooler climate than Sonoma in general ... ... ... interesting stuff about Eger guys, thanks for helping me better understand the situation there. The place I visited was Hummerer. Think I still have some of their '06 Cabernet Sauvignon! Can't remember what other grapes they were pushing.Is there a good way to... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Hungarian Pinot Noir good for...


  • You are of course correct. Somehow a sentence got left out or I deleted it. My ... region as compared to say, Eger, but even the Pinot Noir from there is nothing like the dark and ripe stuff from places like Sonoma in CA. Didn't mean to imply that it had anything to do with the wine, which was clearly marked as being from Szekszárd!As far as e... Read More

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  • Thanks Jon Derry for your kind words it is great to find someone else who is ... for growing red wine grapes. Eger is most famous for the Egri Bikaver (Bull's Blood) which originally was made in Skekszard, but the Egervin wine company somehow developed a monopoly on it.Surprisingly enough I found out last year that a lot of wineries in Eger so... Read More

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  • Thanks for chiming in Solomon...I hadn't heard of Szekszard and have looked ... ... in '09 we tasted in Eger and all I heard about was Villany. Sounds like more Pinot Noir is grown in Villany, though maybe it should be the other way aroun Read More

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  • Egri Bikaver Red Blend Bull's Blood of Eger 2008

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    light bodied, easy drinking red thats an outstanding value. soft with a little spice. makes a nice everyday wine. Read More

    Wine review by VineyardVixen


  • Monarchia Gruner Veltiner 2005

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    No written review

    Wine review by khun


  • Egervin Borgazdaság Rt. Bulls Blood Egri Bikaver 2010

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    dark red color, nice red fruit on the nose....medium bodied dry red with minimal tannins but nice acidity to balance the fruit flavor Read More

    Wine review by mikespeer


  • Egri Bikaver Tibor Gal 2002

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    I tired vintage 2008 on 09.03.2012. Smell:at the beggining lots of roses and raspberries. After some time it develops into rose petals preserve, lilies, maybe blood. Very nice smell!Taste: spicy and sharp. Medium bodied with bit of tartiness. something in the finsih that i really like but cannot name. Quite elegant. Read More

    Wine review by lucto


  • Egri Bikaver Red Blend Bull's Blood of Eger 2008

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    Wine review by flawren


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