£17.49

Produced from hand-picked, organically cultivated grapes and with a biodynamic approach to winemaking, this Kékfrankos is an elegant and perfectly balanced vintage, representing a pure and authentic taste of the Villány region.

Deep ruby-purple colour. Smoky, earthy nose with an aroma of cherries and dark berries in the background, and a hint of black pepper. Made in an elegant, cool-climate style, the wine is bone dry and has high acidity, but a soft and velvety mouthfeel. The palate is dominated by sour cherries, mushrooms, and cedar wood. Youthful, fine tannins and smoky, spicy finish with a bite; this bottle will only get better with age. An intriguing, serious wine for deep conversations. 


Food pairing

Thanks to its high acidity, this wine is perfect to go with heavy, hearty dishes such as steaks, sausages and BBQ meats. It also cuts beautifully through spicy dishes, making it the ideal pairing for hot Asian curries like a vindaloo or Sichuan chicken. 

Serving temperature: 14-16°C

Grape variety: Kékfrankos (Blaufränkisch)

Soil type: Limestone, loess and clay

Fermentation: Spontaneous

Ageing: 21 months in oak barriques and 16 months in bottle

Alcohol content: 12.5%                   

Bottle size: 0.75l

Special features: Bio-dynamic, organic, unfined, unfiltered, raw, vegan

Awards: PAR International Wine Award 2019 - Gold Medal

Wassmann Winery, Villány - Protected Designation of Origin (PDO)

The Wassmann Winery is based in a quaint village in southern Hungary. The pristine countryside provides an ideal location for cultivating native Hungarian grape varieties and creating premium quality biodynamic wines. Expats Susann and Ralf combine their love of the environment and love of fine wine to grow their grapes in a fully natural manner. They treat their vineyard as a living and breathing ecosystem, looking out for the entire flora and fauna of the area to maintain its organic balance. As a result, nature’s perfection shines through in every bottle.

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