Tag Archives: merlot

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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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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A Weninger vertical

The Sopron winemaker Franz Weninger junior is of Austrian origin, his father Franz Weninger senior is running his own family wineyard in Horitschon, and he was among the first to start to cooperate with a Hungarian vintner, namely Attila Gere … Continue reading

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Gere Attila Solus 2006

The first Hungarian cult wine, a prestige merlot from Villány, coming from the winery of Attila Gere. A long time personal favourite, due to my passion for merlot, and also for this particular wine. The latest vintage on the market … Continue reading

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