While the country’s reputation lies with the world-famous sweet wine Tokaji, Hungary is now the source of many pure and mineral dry wines. The country’s heritage of indigenous grape varieties is now supplemented by the recent introduction of international ones, with a bias towards varietal labelling. From sparkling wine to luscious iconic sweet wines, Hungary is now truly a hotbed of expertly crafted wines that are a true joy to discover.
The third wine of the estate and one that was produced since 2003, Le Difese is a blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Sangiovese. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel vats and it is then aged for 12 months in French and American oak barrels and for a further three months in the bottle. The younger addition to the...more