What more could you ask for from a Bull's Blood. The nose is complex and deep. Red cherry, red berries and black fruits complement oak, chocolate and sweet smoked spice. A medium body with elegant minerality is indicative of the volcanic, cool climate Eger terroir. Soft, ripe tannins and a fine acidity set this wine up perfectly for food pairing and ageing, if you can wait.
Serving temperature: 16-18°C
Andy Howard - Master of Wine - 94 points - Decanter Wines of the Year 2020
A highly individual blend which works very well. The palate is much more lifted and ethereal than expected. Cherry and raspberry fruit give way to savoury notes with a minty, spicy finish.
Grape varieties: Kékfrankos (Blaufränkisch), Merlot, Pinot noir, Cabernet sauvignon, Syrah, Cabernet franc, Kadarka
Soil type: Brown forest soil with clay, rhyolite tuff in the deep layers
Fermentation: In stainless steel tank
Ageing: 13 months in oak barrel
Alcohol content: 14.5%
Bottle size: 0.75l
St. Andrea Winery, Eger - Protected Designation of Origin (PDO)
The philosophy of the family-owned, multi-award-winning St. Andrea winery is to create expressive wines of character by combining a traditional approach with modern winemaking methods. Their main focus is on indigenous varieties while paying the utmost attention to the uniqueness of individual terroirs and vineyards. By putting their heart and soul into crafting each bottle, the father-and-son team at St. Andrea is providing you with wines of outstanding quality that reflect the great potential of the Eger region.
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