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

Winery: Bolyki Winery, Eger

   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.

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


    International Wine Challenge 2019 - Silver Medal