Viticultural Data

Winery: Figula Winery                    Estate location: Balatonfüred

Vineyard: Estate                             Soil type: Chalk, Limestone, Volcanic  

Grape variety: Chardonnay

Oenological Data

Fermentation: Tank fermentation

Technical Data

Alcohol Content: 14.0%                   Acidity: 5.7g/l

Bottle Size: 0.75l                             Residual Sugar: 1.2g/l

Tasting Notes

A full bodied dry white wine, this Chardonnay has a luxurious aroma of golden apples and citrus fruits. It has a rich palate of white fruit, apple and peach. The acids and the considerable body make this an elegant and well-structured wine.

Food Pairing Recommendation

It goes very well with smoked pork, poultry, sea bass and pesto, as well as washed-rind cheese including Appenzeller, Epoisses and Linburger.

Serving temperature: 11°C

About the Producer

The family-run Figula Winery was established in 1993, with the vineyard on the south-eastern slopes overlooking the scenic Lake Balaton. On an estate of 30 hectares, winemaker Mihály Figula is cultivating indigenous grapes which are uniquely suited to the micro-climate, as well as universally popular varieties, to showcase the versatility of the region. His rigorous approach resulted in success at both the national and international stage, while Mihály was also awarded the prestigious “Winemaker of the Year” title in 2019.

“When crafting each bottle of wine, emphasising the unique characteristics of the region is at the forefront of our mind. Our aim is to create a distinct style, which combined with the opportunities afforded by the special terroir, allows us to make wines of outstanding quality.”