Áldás Egri Bikavér 2017

3600 FtClub member Price: 3312 Ft

Opens with exuberant fruits, mainly red berries and spices are dominant. Ripe but not overriped on the nose. The strength of vintage 2016 is in the wine. Fruits on the palate as well. Great balance and potential.

Additional information

Grape varieties

Kékfrankos 33%, Cabernet franc 25 %, Pinot Noir 17%, Merlot 13% , Cabernet Sauvignon 4%, Menoir 4%, Kadarka 4%

Analysis

Sugar content, g/l: 1,3, Alcohol content, %: 14,33 % v/v, T. acid g/l: 5,1, Sugar free extract g/l: 27,7

Givens

Type of soil (if determinative): brown forest soil with clay, rhyolite tuff in the deep layers, Climate: Continental, cold winter, hot summer

Grapes

Age of vines: various, Yield control – cluster/vine (if determintative): 7-12 clusters

Harvest

Date of harvest: various

Wine making

Fermentation: in opened wooden vats and stainless steel, Type of fermentation: (spontaneous / controlled): controlled, Aging (barrel/ stainless steel/ what proportion) : oak barrel 3,0 –25,0 hl , used, Time of aging: 12 months

Bottles

Number of bottles: 70.000

Serving advice

Optimal drinking temperature: 16-18 Co. Optimal time of drinking: 2-4 years afrer bottling. Store wine under 15 Co for optimal improving.

Food pairing

veal stew, dishes made of paprika sauce