Tag Archive 'szekszard'

May 08 2017

The big picture of Kékfrankos in Hungary – Styles, tastes and more

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Tweet There are several synonyms (e.g. Lemberger, Blaufränkisch, Frankova…) for the variety Kékfrankos and while the exact origin is unknown, still there is a lot to talk about the variety. The “Fränkisch” name was given in the Middle Ages to the varieties, which were of higher levels. Several stories refer back to Charles, the Great […]

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Mar 24 2017

The battle of the two Bikavérs

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Szekszard vs. Eger, full tasting notes of 2015, 2013 and 2012 vintages mainly. The difference between the terroirs of Eger and Szekszard

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Apr 27 2015

The great Bikavér (bulls blood) tasting Szekszárd vs. Eger

Tweet Bikavér a.k.a. Bulls blood in English is produced in two regions of Hungary, in Eger and Szekszárd. While people say historically speaking, because of the “co-operative” it was more famous in Eger, but this if so was purely based on volume and nothing else. On the other side the majority of people reckon from […]

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