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ST. ANDREA Egri Csillag Grand Superior 'Boldogságos' 2020

Egri Csillag is an aromatic, rich and vibrant new white wine blend crafted from indigenous Hungarian grape varieties. This Grand Superior from the award-winning St Andrea Winery of Eger is one of its finest examples.

Opulent nose with elegant notes of pear, peach and gooseberry complemented by white floral aromas and a hint of green herbs. Oak-fermentation and lees-ageing contribute buttery, toasty flavours. The characteristics of the terroir are echoed in notes of ripe fruits and vanilla on the palate, with an intense mineral finish. This is a sophisticated and velvety wine with a complex and refined structure.


Food Pairing

Beyond the obvious choices of fish and seafood, try pairing it with spicy Asian dishes or rich, creamy vegetable casseroles. Washed-rind cheese such as Epoisses and Limburger will also be a great match. 

Serving temperature: 13-15°C

Grape varieties: Szürkebarát (Pinot gris) 30%, Olaszrizling 25%, Hárslevelű 25%, Furmint 14%, Sauvignon blanc 6%

Soil type: Brown forest soil

Fermentation:Oak barrel

Ageing: 6 months stainless steel - oak barrel 60 - 40%

Alcohol content: 14.0%                   

Bottle size: 0.75l

Speciality: Vegan

St. Andrea Winery, Eger - Protected Designation of Origin (PDO)

The philosophy of the family-owned, multi-award-winning St. Andrea winery is to create terroir-specific character wines that express their vineyards' unique characteristics. They mainly work with native Hungarian grape varieties, most suited to bringing out the best of this cool-climate region. The father-and-son team at St. Andrea put their heart and soul into crafting each bottle to provide you with outstanding wines that reflect Eger's great potential.