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Winery: Bolyki Winery, Eger

Grape Variety: Merlot

Soil Type: Brown forest soil

Fermentation: Spontaneous in tank

Ageing: 18 months in oak barrels

Alcohol Content: 13.0%

Bottle Size: 0.75l

Awards

    International Wine Challenge 2019 - Silver Medal

    Tasting Notes

    A medium-bodied dry red wine from the world-renowned wine region of Eger. Fruity nose with hints of fresh herbs. Dynamic wine, with a rich palate of boisterous red cherries, spices and red berries. It is well balanced with supple tannins, reflecting the characteristics of the terroir, with a long chocolaty finish.

    Food Pairing Recommendation

    It goes very well with Hungarian dishes including goulash soup, beef stew and lecso, as well as steak, lamb and semi-hard cheese including Cheddar and Red Leicester.

    Serving temperature: 14-16°C

    About the Producer

    James Bolyki is a first-generation winemaker at the vanguard of a new wave of dynamic young professionals, providing a youthful take on classic Hungarian wines. With a winery located in the foothills of an abandoned stone quarry and his cellars carved straight into the rock-face, he produces an exclusive range of red and white wines which evoke the character and rich minerality of this unique terroir. For a refreshing taste of Eger, look no further than a bottle of Bolyki.