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This rosé is an interesting blend of two central European varieties: Zweigelt originates from Austria and is fairly common in parts of Hungary, while Medina is a Hungarian crossing that brings softness, fragrance and spiciness to the wine.
Delicately coloured rosé with a pale onion-skin hue. Youthful aromas of strawberry, redcurrant and raspberry on the nose; attractive and elegant. Vibrant, juicy fruit on the palate without too much sweetness; a lovely rounded mouthfeel overall. A well-made rosé with firm acidity and moderate alcohol, easy-drinking yet sophisticated.
Serving temperature: 9-10°C
Elizabeth Gabay - Master of Wine - 89 points - Decanter April 2021
Hungarian winemaker of the year in 2015, Frittmann is one of the top producers in the Great Plain. This is full of the vibrant acidity of Zweigelt, with the Hungarian Medina added to give fruity character. Bucket-loads of strawberry and raspberry jam, with a tutti-frutti charm and fresh acidity. A real crowd-pleaser.
Grape variety: Zweigelt and Medina
Soil type: Brown forest soil
Fermentation: In stainless steel tank
Alcohol content: 12.0%
Bottle size: 0.75l
Special feature: Vegan
Awards: Berlin Wine Trophy 2021 - Gold Medal
Frittmann Winery, Kunság
The multi-generational Frittmann winery is run by brothers János and István, who carry on the family winemaking tradition in the Great Plain in southern Hungary. They have achieved the two most prestigious national wine recognitions, becoming Winemaker of the Year in 2007 and Winery of the Year in 2015. Focusing their production on the highest-quality indigenous grape varieties of the area, they also offer wines made from international varieties, such as this Cabernet Franc.
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