Egri Bikavér Superior 2013

7000 Ft

Under the brand name Egri Bikavér only dry red wine with geographical protected origin can be put on market. Bikavér is the world-famous wine of the region and is a blend of different red base wines. Base wines have to be aged separately in barrels for minimum six months then further six months in bottle.
The Bikavér Superior is a blend made of the best base wines of the winery. It has a Kékfrankos base, and a Bordeaux variety, Pinot Noir and Kadarka also got place in this blend. Velvety tannins, intense violet and plum fragrances combined with spicy sour and sweet cherry characteristics. Unusually rich Bikavér style with a significant structure and a nice, long finish.

Additional information

Grape varieties

Kékfrankos, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Kadarka

Technology

The base wines are aged partly in 225-500l second-filled oak barrels for 25 months. After we blended our the most beautiful base wines, the blend is left for a further 2 months of aging. After bottling comes a further 6 months aging in the bottle.

Analytics

Alcohol:13,97% vol, Residual sugar: 1,5 g/l, Sugar free extract: 27,7 g/l T.acid: 4,8 g/l, Free SO2: 25mg/l

Awards

Mundus Vini 2016 – Gold, Finger Lakes 2016 – Silver, 12th Bayer Wine Competition 2016 – Gold, Top 100 Best Hungarian Wines in 2016 – 28th place

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