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  • Merlot

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

  • Muscat Ottonel

    Muscat Ottonel is perhaps the least valued of the Muscat family of highly aromatic varieties. Its wine is typically f...

  • Welschriesling

    Welschriesling is from German, which literally means "foreign Riesling". This is not the same grape as Rhine Riesling...

  • Pinot Blanc

    History of the grape: Pinot Blanc was first grown in Burgundy and Champagne, France, and can be traced by some source...

  • Chardonnay

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

  • Pinot Noir

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

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  • Technically, the OP's wine wouldn't be Egri Bikaver, just Bikaver, and he didn't call it that.  Basically he's making a blend using grape varieties that would be found in "Bull's Blood."  Whew.  Gotta slow down.Are we all trying to avoid serious work this afternoon?  I mean, those of us who aren't actually retired. Read More

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  • I don't know about that Fox but you're right, I was interested in the ... It's pretty good too. Egri just means from Eger. IMO, the Szeksárd version is a little softer and usually better because they're not still influenced by the local politics as much. It's also probably the first place it was made but that's not really clear. Eger has far m... Read More

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  • RCKR, I think GregT is interested in the poster's Egri Bikaver.  GregT is actually an expert on Hungarian wine, perhaps even more so than Spanish.  He's written a pretty long article on the history of Hungarian wine. I think the site maybe gone, unless it's this  and they took off the byline.  In any case, Wine Enthusiast quotes him here.   Read More

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  • Thanks for clearing that up - I've only had the Egri Bikaver so it's not something I'd go out of my way to find - however it's knowledge gained. Read More

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  • GREG - Bikaver is the word that means bull's blood and it is on the bottle. ... around $10 a bottle look for Egri Bikavber - Egri being the area where the wine is made.  Personally, for the price point, it's not bad - just not real good - it is entry level and it shows,  Once for the novelty for m Read More

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  • I am the owner and winemaker at Chateau Niagara winery in Newfane, NY. We are a small lot winery of artisan French and Eastern European wines.  Read More

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  • Not too keen on Mission and their prices, Greg. Milano's has always been ... ... purchased a bottle of Egri Bikaver (Bull's Blood of Eger), Hungary's longtime flagship red. It sems that the quality is still pretty much the same as the first time I bought it around 40 years ago. Well worth it @ $8 a crack. Not so with Leese-Fitch 2013 (Napa) C... Read More

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  • Hi Folks!This site was really great several years ago helping me track down Corsican reds here in NYC (I'm in Staten Island.) Many of my friends, and myself included, are interested in very good wines (mostly reds)  at the lowest possible price. There really are many such wines out there if you look hard enough! For example, several years ago a ... Read More

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  • Egri Merlot 2006

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    fabulous start to finish and lightly sweet.. easy drinking Read More

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  • Hello, EMark!Thanks for the introduction!I still have a stupid phone. I have ... I lack a third choice.Yes to Egri Bakaver. My first experience with it was that it stained the concrete sidewalk a very lovely purplish maroon color that lasted for some weeks, a mishap due to the unreasonably fragile bottle in which it came. (That's my story and ... Read More

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