Big brand Villányi – Teleki Merlot 2017

The most well known Villányi brand. Big volume, cheap, widely available in Hungary.

Better on the nose. A good display of the variety and region, ripe, savoury. Ripe plums and some pirazine. A tad simple and the finish is somewhat bitter. It’s OK to drink with food, but don’t expect too much.

Rating: acceptable, 81 points. 
Price: 1000 HUF (around 3€).
Stockists: supermarkets.
Value: not bad. It’s for the masses, not for wine lovers.
Tasted: May, 2020.
Source: own purchase.
Drinking window: now-2022.

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