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Kovács Nimród Egri Csillag 2016

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Kovács Nimród Winery

Egri Csillag translates to 'Star of Eger'. Egri Csillag must, by local law contain at least 1 native Carpathian Bsin Varietal (Leanyka) and have at leat 4 varietals in the blend.

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Production

This wine is a blend of selected high quality fruit from different parts of the Eger region. Grape varieties include 30% Olaszrizling (Welshriesling), 30% Leányka, 20% Szurkebarát (Pinot Gris), and 20% Chardonnay. After crushing the wine is immediately pressed. After sedimentation it undergoes cold fermentation and aged in tanks.

Tasting notes

A white blend of gentle aromas and flavours. There's lovely honeysuckle aromas mixed with lifted lime fruit. The palate is light and fresh with subtle melon and green apple flavours.

Food match

Pork, chicken, fish and rice based dishes.

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