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Eszterbauer Mesterunk, Szekszard, Hungary

Wine Notes

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $17   From: $14   To: $19

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Grape Variety

Cabernet Franc – Merlot is red wine blend with origins in Bordeaux’s Right Bank. Both grape varieties are members of the classic Bordeaux blend and have many complementary features. Merlot, which is usually used in higher proportions, provides most of the fruit characteristics of the blend – mulberries are flavor descriptors often used to identify these wines. Cabernet Franc adds more perfumed fragrances, with a herbal accent. Used in higher proportions, it may also add some tobacco leaf and green bell-pepper characteristics.

The Cabernet Franc and Merlot blend is most famously made in the prestigious ...more


Region
  • Szekszard is a wine region in southern Hungary. Although not particularly well known on the international wine scene, the region produces fragrant, relatively well-structured red wines, mostly from Kekfrankos, Kadarka, and the Bordeaux varieties Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot. These varieties make up Hungary's most famous traditional red blends – the classic Bikaver (Bull's Blood) wine originally made famous by the Eger region.

    Located at the western edge of the Alföld – the Great Hungarian Plain that makes up the largest part of the wider Pannonian Plain – Szekszard lies hundreds of miles from the nearest sea. The climate here on the Pannonian Plain is sunny, warm, dry and ...more

  • Hungary, in central Europe, has gained its reputation in the wine world through just a couple of wine styles, but for centuries it has been a wine-producing nation of considerable diversity. In addition to the sweet wines of Tokaj and the deep Bull's Blood of Eger, the Hungarian wine portfolio includes dry whites from the shor...more


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