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Wassmann Villány Merlot 2016, 2016

By WASSMANN PINCE BT

  • Appellation: DHC Villány
  • Region: Villány
  • Country: Hungary
  • Colour: Red
  • Grape Varieties: Merlot
  • Soil type: Clay, Limestone, Loess
  • Vessel type: Wood - Old oak, Stainless Steel
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
  • Total Sulphites: 39 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:Natural and vegan wine: Favorite wine of Wine Plus: "VERY GOOD! Clear fragrance of more black than red berries with restrained wood aromas and a hint of tobacco. Tart, cool, finely juicy fruit, very fine, youthful tannin, some bite, a hint of paprika on the palate, earthy and nutty aromas, a hint of salt, has grinding and elegance, herbal nuances, very good finish." Vinification: Following the hand harvest on october 10th, the grapes were given a maceration period of one month in open wooden barrels. As always, we did the punch downs by hand. This wine was matured for 18 months in used Hungarian and French barriques. It was bottled unfiltered and unfined with a low dose of sulphur.   Grown, produced and bottled :  WASSMANN PINCE BT. Susann Hanauer and Ralf Waßmann, Fő utca 42, 7766 Pécsdevecser, Hungary.   Analytics: Alcohol: 13,31 % V/V. Sugar: 1,0 g/l.  Acidity: 5,6 g/l.  Total sulphur: 39 mg/l.

About WASSMANN PINCE BT

Villány, Hungary

Our south-facing vineyards lie within the boundaries of Siklós in the Villány wine-region, the southernmost Hungarian wine-growing area and the most significant one to produce red wine in the country.
Gault&Millau Hungary: Wassmann is one of the best wineries in Villány. DEMETER certification since 2011.