Tóth Ferenc Egri Kékfrankos Superior Tornyos 2016
Type of the wine: Red, Dry
Grape variety: 100% Kékfrankos
Sugar / Alcohol: Dry (1.0 g/l) 14.74 %
Terroir, vineyard: Síkhegy vineyard (Eger wine region)
Training system: NA
Technology: Excellent grapes were harvested in the middle of October 23 Hungarian must degree. Fermentation in stainless steel tank with pump over maceration. After malolactic fermentation the wine aged 5 and 20hl oak barrels for 2 years.
Quality level: Superior
Temperature: 14 – 16 C°
Food pairing: Complex plates made of duck, veal or beef.
Available quantity: 4.500 BOTTLES
Retail price: 5490 HUF / 13-14 EUROS
Story: The wine won gold medal at Eger Wine Region Wine Competition in 2019 and silver medal at National Wine Competition in 2019. The label was inspired by a photo of the towers of Eger rising above the city. The design is made by Bence Fajcsák (Color and Code design), and he recommends to see the label in different light, because it shows different colours for example outside in the sun or inside a room. The towers of Eger are mentioned visually to refer to ’Tornyos vineyand’ (meaning Vineyard of towers).
Deep ruby colour with grenadier touch. Starts with toasty notes and spices of the barrel on the nose continues with fruitcake sprinkled with cinnamon. After a short time the typical fragrance of the variety, sour cherry appears as well. Fine tannins and glycerin – alcohol gives great texture and makes it harmonious however its young acids vibrate in the forefront. Long finish with sour-cherry and blueberry complemented with a hint of anise on the palate. (CsokiLaBor)