With an early spring and a scorching hot summer, this Syrah is a true warm-vintage wine with a rich texture and vibrant character. Silky smooth and velvety full-bodied dry red wine, showcasing the elegance of the variety. Classical Syrah character in the nose, with an intense sweet peppery aroma and notes of barrel spices. A ripe and meaty wine with a full palate rich in fruitiness and rounded out by an acidity that brings the combination of the considerable alcohol and tannins into perfect balance.
It is the perfect drink accompaniment to beef stew, steak, lamb chops and wild game dishes, as well as hard cheese such as Gouda. It also makes an intriguing pairing with chocolate desserts.
Grape variety: 100% Syrah
Soil type: Loess
Ageing: 10 months in used oak barrel and tank
Alcohol content: 14.0%
Bottle size: 0.75l
Takler Winery, Szekszárd - Protected Designation of Origin (PDO)
The Takler family has over three centuries of tradition when it comes to wine-making in the Szekszárd region. It is an area which combines ideal geographical conditions with a rich soil and a warm, sub-Mediterranean climate, perfect for creating red wines of real character. Their philosophy is to make sophisticated barrel-aged wines rich in refined tannins, which bring the unique flavour of southern Hungary to your table.
Goulash (Gulyas) is the most famous Hungarian dish in the world and one of the country's national dishes. This is a very traditional beef goulash recipe made with simple ingredients like meat, peppers and root vegetables elevated to perfection by the use of Hungary’s most famous spice: paprika.
Lecso is an ancient dish originally from Serbia, and a great summer meal when all the ingredients are in season and you want to eat something a little lighter. Lecso is very versatile, it can be a great vegetarian dish while adding sliced Hungarian sausages (kolbasz) would make this a one pot main course. You can also serve it as a side dish to roast meats, especially pork, while any left-overs can be had for breakfast by adding a couple of eggs to the prepared Lecso.