Worth the wait

KÉKFRANKOS 2017

3 500 Ft
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We have been learning about each other, getting friendly since the first bottling in 2013. Kékfrankos is the wine we mature in a bottle for the longest time before release. It demands patience, but unquestionably rewards those who wait.

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Personal favorite

“An excellent red wine born from the meeting of the Sopron and Etyek wine regions. Retreating with a glass of Kúria Kékfrankos in the company of a book by Paul Auster: for me, this is perfect way to relax.”

Tünde Lehoczki

How it’s created

12 months of maturation in 300 litre oak barrels (30% new)

On the nose

sour cherry, raspberry and cranberry juice, sweet spices and black pepper

On the palate

hints of sour cherry and cranberry, accompanied by liquorice and mineral notes

Smoked cheese

Steak

Year Competition Result Date
2017 Mundus Vini 2022 Spring Tasting Gold March 2022
2016 BORIGO Test 90 points – „Long, rich, fruity.”” August 2021
2016 VINARIUM International Wine Contest Bucharest 2021 Gold June 2021
2016 Berliner Wine Trophy 2021 Gold April 2021
2016 Pécsi Borozó Kékfrankos Test 88 points –“Great to drink, long and exciting.” March 2021
2016 Robert Parker Wine Advocate (Mark Squires) 89 points November 2020
2015 Decanter World Wine Awards 2020 Bronze / 89 points – “Restrained nose with dark plums and crunchy berry fruit. Ripe and juicy, well-structured and refreshing.” September 2020
2016 Wine of the Hungarian Parliament 2020 Kékfrankos 3rd Place September 2020
2016 BORIGO Test – Dániel Ercsey 89 points – “Among the flavours the spices and the fruits complement each other nicely, the balance shifts towards fruitiness, which suits the wine well.” July 2020
2016 Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2019 Bronze September 2019
2015 Danube Wine Challenge Champion Award - The best Kékfrankos June 2019
2015 Decanter World Wine Awards 2019 Bronze May 2019
2015 Wine of the Hungarian Parliament 2019 Kékfrankos - 1st place April 2019

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