Not much nouveau wines are made in Hungary, and from those the majority are actually white or rose. Take a look at the red ones, and you will find even less made with carbonic maceration, probably only 3-5 does exist. The most well known and widely distributed is Vylyan Bogyoló, which rules the category and really good in every vintage. The 2021 is no exception.
Harvesting and making wine fully occupied me in the last 6 weeks, so much so that I basically went home only to sleep. But most work is done now and I’m trying to return to my normal life, thinking about things I was used to do before, like posting on my blog. Let me just start with a recap of my harvest… Continue reading →
I tasted a bit more than a dozen Austrian Blaufrankisch wines in recent months, and when thinking about them the first thing that comes into my mind is that almost all of them was over-oaked to some extent. But here is an exception… Continue reading →
Austrian Blaufrankisch seems to be bottled mostly in Bordeaux bottles. That might be an indication of the wine style, so for my recent order (from Weinshop24) I rather looked for Burgundy shaped bottles – and in the case of this entry level red from Schiefer it worked out quite well I would say.