Category Archives: Red Wines

Weninger Merlot 2001

Another great Weninger wine from the time I did not know them, thus never really got to taste it in full fame & glory. Now on a 50% sale at In Vino Veritas, probably slightly past its best, but still … Continue reading

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Terre del Barolo “Vinum est Vita” Barolo 2007

Few are my experience in barolo & barbaresco. I was (un?)lucky enough to start with a great flight of top barolos. They impressed me so much that I thought I will never ever really get back to their everday, lesser … Continue reading

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Vylyan Ördög 2008

Vylyan is definitely one of the major prestige wineries of Villány, this is one of their basic standard red blends. A standard best buy for years, this blend is made from zweigelt, kadarka, kékfrankos and merlot.

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Vesztergombi József Kadarka 2008

The lesser-known of the Vesztergombis of Szekszárd is József, bottling his wines under the label “Remete-bor“. Despite a quiet marketing, he is known for making lean, natural, and beautiful varietal wines that you immediately find wanted in the Szekszárd landscape. … Continue reading

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Raping the Cabernet – the Coonawarra Edition

“Some terroirs are just stronger than the others. They penetrate the vines, ooze through the grapes, and overwhelm the wines, regardless of the varietal. They are capable of turning the mighty cabernet into a submissive,  oversensitive pinot noir so highly … Continue reading

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Raping the Cabernet

Some terroirs are just stronger than the others. They penetrate the vines, ooze through the grapes, and overwhelm the wines, regardless of the varietal. They are capable of turning the mighty cabernet into a submissive,  oversensitive pinot noir so highly … Continue reading

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Syrah International

Welcome to the International #Syrah Day advertised by the Hospice du Rhone. Find another Hungarian Syrah Day participant here. Today’s post marks the debut of our friend Attila Halász, guest writer & Aussie/Hungarian wine expert. Attila is of Hungarian origin, … Continue reading

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