Winery: Tóth Ferenc Winery, Eger

Grape Variety: Merlot

Soil Type: Brown forest soil over volcanic rocks

Fermentation: Spontaneous fermentation 

Ageing: 10 months in 60hl oak barrel

Alcohol Content: 12.5%                   

Bottle Size: 0.75l 

Tasting Notes

This is an easy-drinking medium-bodied sweet Merlot, with a beautiful, deep ruby red colour. Slowly developing fruity aromas with chocolate notes. Cherry and strawberry flavours on the palate, rounded out by oak aromas from the barrel ageing.

Food Pairing Recommendation

Goes very well with duck and wild game dishes, as well as chocolate desserts and fruit cakes.

Serving temperature: 17-18°C

About the Winemaker

The Tóth Ferenc 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. It all starts with Ferenc Tóth himself, a multiple award-winner oenologist, born and raised locally and known as the ‘ambassador’ of the unique Kadarka grape variety. Under his guidance, the whole estate is working passionately to create wines of character, perfect to turn any occasion special.