Winery: St. Andrea Winery, Eger
Grape Variety: Olaszrizling, Pinot Gris, Hárslevelű, Furmint and Sauvignon Blanc
Soil Type: Brown forest soil
Fermentation: In oak barrel
Ageing: 5 months in tank and 3 months in oak barrel
Alcohol Content: 13.0%
Bottle Size: 0.75l
An aromatic and vivacious new blend from the famous Eger wine region, crafted from typical Hungarian grape varieties. Distinct notes of pear, peach and gooseberry complemented by white floral aromas, vanilla and a hint of green herbs. The characteristics of the terroir are echoed by resplendent notes of ripe fruits and vanilla on the palate, with an intense mineral touch. A complex and balanced structure, this is a sophisticated and velvety wine.
Food Pairing Recommendation
It goes very well with fish and seafood, as well as with dishes which include fennel and grapefruit. When preparing a cheese board, pair it with washed-rind cheese including Appenzeller, Epoisses and Linburger.
Serving temperature: 12-13°C
About the Winemaker
The philosphy of the family owned, award winning winery of St. Andrea is to create terroir-specific wines of character, by combining a traditional approach with modern day wine-making techniques. Their focus is on indigenous varieties while paying the utmost attention to the particular terroir of the individual vineyards. As a result, they can tailor the conditions to the requirements of each grape variety, cultivating only the finest fruits. By putting their heart and soul into crafting each bottle, their wines are truly the best of Hungary.