An elegant and round red wine, full-bodied with high acidity and well-integrated tannins. Deep and luscious nose, dark forest fruits and chocolate show dominance, with earthy and mineral tones just in the background. Flavours of vanilla, sweet spice and cedar from the oak ageing all coming through. The dark fruits and chocolate carry directly to the palate, with an addition of red fruit.

Food pairing

The depth and complexity of this wine lend themselves perfectly to roast or BBQ meats, especially lamb or beef. While the oak and dark fruits would pair beautifully with anything cooked over fire.

Serving temperature: 14-16°C

Grape variety: Cabernet sauvignon

Soil type: Limestone, loess and clay

Fermentation: Spontaneous

Ageing: 16 months in used Hungarian and French oak barriques

Alcohol content: 13.5%                   

Bottle size: 0.75l

Special features: Biodynamic, organic, unfined, unfiltered, raw, vegan

Wassmann Winery, Villány - Protected Designation of Origin (PDO)

The Wassmann Winery is based in a quaint village in southern Hungary. The pristine countryside provides an ideal location for cultivating native Hungarian grape varieties and creating premium quality biodynamic wines. Expats Susann and Ralf combine their love of the environment and love of fine wine to grow their grapes in a fully natural manner. They treat their vineyard as a living and breathing ecosystem, looking out for the entire flora and fauna of the area to maintain its organic balance. As a result, nature’s perfection shines through in every bottle.

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WASSMANN Bio-Dynamic Organic Cabernet Sauvignon 2017