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ST ANDREA Eger in Red & White Selection

A unique set from the celebrated St Andrea Winery, this gift selection contains an Egri Bikavér Superior 'Bull's Blood' red wine and its white wine equivalent, the Egri Csillag (Star of Eger). Presented in a stylish gift box, it makes a perfect present for your wine-loving friends or a great introduction to the cool-climate, volcanic terroir of the Eger region.

 

ST. ANDREA Egri Bikavér Superior 'Bull' 2020

A superior quality Bull's Blood from Eger, this award-winning red wine is everything a great Bikavér should be.

Deep and complex nose with aromas of red cherry, red berries and a hint of liquorice root. Savoury style with notes of ripe bramble and leafy black fruits complemented by oak, chocolate and sweet smoked spice. Soft, ripe tannins and fine acidity set this wine up perfectly for food pairing and ageing if you can wait.


Grape varieties: Kékfrankos (Blaufränkisch), Merlot, Pinot noir, Cabernet sauvignon, Syrah, Cabernet franc, Kadarka

Soil type:Brown forest soil with clay, rhyolite tuff in the deep layers

Fermentation:In stainless steel tank

Ageing: 13 months in oak barrel

Alcohol content: 14.5%         

Bottle size: 0.75l

Awards:Decanter World Wine Awards 2022 - Bronze Medal - 87 points


ST. ANDREA Egri Csillag 'Star' 2020

Egri Csillag is a recent innovation from the Eger wine region in northern Hungary, as a white sister wine to the famed red blend, Egri Bikavér (Bull's Blood).

The nose on this Egri cuvée boasts orchard fruit, citrus, honey and delectable mineral notes. The palate continues with pear, apple, peach and the addition of grapefruit. Medium-bodied with fine acidity, culminating in a strong mineral finish. 



Grape varieties: Olaszrizling, Zengő, Hárslevelű, Viognier, Rajnai rizling, Pinot blanc, Chardonnay, Sauvignon blanc, Muscat Ottonel, Leányka

Soil type: Brown forest soil with clay, rhyolite tuff in the deep layers

Fermentation:Controlled in stainless steel tank

Ageing: 4 months in stainless steel tank

Alcohol content: 12.5%                   

Bottle size: 0.75l

Speciality: Vegan


St. Andrea Winery, Eger - Protected Designation of Origin (PDO)

The philosophy of the family-owned, multi-award-winning St. Andrea winery is to create terroir-specific character wines that express their vineyards' unique characteristics. They mainly work with native Hungarian grape varieties, most suited to bringing out the best of this cool-climate region. The father-and-son team at St. Andrea put their heart and soul into crafting each bottle to provide you with outstanding wines that reflect Eger's great potential.