Golden yellow, slightly cloudy. Lemon peel, oatmeal, honey and almonds on the nose. Elegant, light, zippy, zesty in the mouth. Lots of pleasant lime/gooseberry acidity, full of life and energy.
A blend of Hárslevelű and Sauvignon Blanc from 12-15 years old vines grown on volcanic adesite soil base and brown forest top soil in the Mátra region in northern Hungary. Organic agriculture.
Natural vinification. No wood, no filtration or fining. Very ripe Hárslevelű that makes 60% of the blend was destemmed and pressed in basket press. Sauvignon Blanc making 40% of the blend was fermented closed in whole clusters for 1,5 week, then pressed in basket press. Two wines fermented separately in plastic egg fermenter and fiberglass, then were put together in July 2022.
Parameters: alc/vol 12% - tl. dry extract 22.5 g/l - RS 1.6 g/l - tl. acidity 7.4 g/l - vol. acidity 0.53 g/l - tl. sulfur dioxide < 10 mg/l - pH 3.09
Barabas, northeastern Hungary.
Winemaker Annamária Réka Koncz, www.reka-koncz.com