Must try Hungarian Kékfrankos: Zachár 2018 from Sopron

I could not name many Hungarian Kékfrankos wines from the last one year that I liked so much, perhaps just one or two. A new producer to be watched for sure!

A captivating wine. Charry, licorice oak in the background, an unusual sage note, some leather adding a traditional feel to it – such an interesting nose. Dry, savoury on the palate with great acidity and low alcohol (12,5%), no wonder that it drinks so well. Hardly medium-bodied but has good concentration. It grows on you. I enjoyed every drop of the bottle and want more! Highly recommended.

Rating: very good, 88 points.
Price: 3700 HUF (€10).
Stockists: Borfalu webshop.
Great value: yes.
Tasted: March, 2021.
Source: own purchase.
Drinking window: now-2023.
Producers’ website: zacharbor.hu

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