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Kadarka is a native Hungarian red wine grape and some say it is the single grape with the greatest potential for making unique, terroir-driven wines in Hungary. This beautiful Kadarka Superior from Eger is a fine example of how the grape can shine.
Deep ruby colour. Intensely fruity, enticing nose dominated by raspberries and red cherries. Silky smooth palate with ripe tannins, well-integrated alcohol and balanced acidity. Flavours of raspberry leaf and cherries, and a long fruit finish.
Try with rich pork dishes, such as tenderloin with shiitake mushrooms, or serve with a spicy vegetable stew or semi-hard cheeses including Cheddar and Red Leicester.
Serving temperature: 14-16°C
Oz Clarke - Wine Writer - 90 points - Decanter April 2021
Quite light, with soft red apple and cranberry fruit, together with some leafiness, a pleasant apple pip bitterness and a lingering finish of stewed English plums
Grape variety: Kadarka
Soil type: Brown forest soil on volcanic rock
Fermentation: In stainless steel tanks
Ageing: In large oak barrels
Alcohol content: 14.0%
Bottle size: 0.75l
Decanter World Wine Awards 2020 - Silver Medal
Sommelier Wine Awards 2020 - Commended
Tóth Ferenc Winery, Eger - Protected Designation of Origin (PDO)
Ferenc Tóth's winery is a true family enterprise, with multiple generations working hand in hand to provide you with wines that further enhance the reputation of the Eger region in northern Hungary. The driving force behind it all is Ferenc Tóth himself, a multiple award-winning oenologist born and raised locally and known as the ‘ambassador’ of the indigenous Kadarka grape. Under his guidance, the whole estate is working passionately to create wines of real character that will make any occasion special.
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