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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

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

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

Specialty: Vegan

Awards: International Wine Challenge 2019 - Silver Medal

Bolyki Winery, Eger - Protected Designation of Origin (PDO)

János Bolyki is a first-generation winemaker at the vanguard of a new wave of dynamic young wine professionals, offering a youthful take on classic Hungarian wines. In his Eger winery, located in an abandoned stone quarry with the cellars carved straight into the rock, he produces a 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.

Goulash Soup

Goulash (Gulyas) is the most famous Hungarian dish in the world and one of the country's national dishes. This is a very traditional beef goulash recipe made with simple ingredients like meat, peppers and root vegetables elevated to perfection by the use of Hungary’s most famous spice: paprika.

Lecso - Mixed Pepper Stew

Lecso is an ancient dish originally from Serbia, and a great summer meal when all the ingredients are in season and you want to eat something a little lighter. Lecso is very versatile, it can be a great vegetarian dish while adding sliced Hungarian sausages (kolbasz) would make this a one pot main course. You can also serve it as a side dish to roast meats, especially pork, while any left-overs can be had for breakfast by adding a couple of eggs to the prepared Lecso.