Egri Csillag Superior 2017

4000 Ft

“Smooth and shiny as glass, straw-yellow coloured tends to golden.  Gentle mint and sweet aromas on the nose. Buttered corn and mint on the palate. Moderate oak shows off the mineral character. A spunky wine it is! The determined acids give great impulse to the wine and its taster. A very long finish with great fruits showing the character and extensiveness of the wine..” (CsokiLaBor)

In Nagy- Eged hill and its surroundings, at the vineyards of the North-east edges of the town stood the watchman’s huts. According to the description of Frigyes Türk these watchman’s huts were lit by torches at night to make the territory visible. Therefore, the night glittering light of the huts had both the function of defence and road sign. At those times the long-continued journey was not stopped at night. The news of the travellers’ friend road lights went all over the country. At that time, the following phrase came into use: If you travel to Eger, just follow the glittering stars of Eger.…”

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TECHNOLOGY

A blend of 4 base wines, all were fermented separately in stainless steel tank. Hárslevelű and olaszrizling varieties wer aged in second used, 5 hl barrels for 5 months. We made the blend in April, then bottled on 3rd July. 4000 bottles were produced.

GRAPE VARIETIES

Hárslevelű, Olaszrizling, Királyleányka, Leányka

FOOD PAIRING

We recommend with sea food and poultry dishes. Recommended drinking temperature: 12-14 Co.

ANALYTICS

Alcohol: 12,81 % vol, Residual sugar: 2,8 g/l, Sugar free extract: 21,2 g/l, T. acid: 6,0 g/l, Free SO2: 24 mg/l

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