Worth the wait

KÉKFRANKOS 2016

€10,29
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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

financial and administration director

How it’s created

12 months of maturation in 300 litre oak barrels (50% 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
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 (Reviewed by Mark Squires) 89 points November 2020
2016 Wine of the Hungarian Parliament 2020 Kékfrankos 3rd Place September 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 Align (Canada) - Michael Godel 90 points - “This is a juicy, taut, regal, sumptuous and spirite wine that lifts spirits with effortless ease. Drink 2021-2025.” July 2020
2016 BORIGO Test – Dániel Ercsey 90 points July 2020
2015 Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2019 Bronze September 2019
2015 Danube Wine Challenge 2019 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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