Grof Buttler Merlot 2011

R 300.00

The Gróf Buttler Winery cultivate vines on 36 hectares on the Eger wine region. The philosophy of the winery is based on the historical traditions of the wine region, the greatness and opportunities of the area, the uniqueness of the handmade winemaking and the potential of the varieties fitted to the soil.

Nagy-Eged hill, a special territory regarding its location and its soil composition, is a true Grand Cru terroir. The plantations extend up to 501 metres above sea level, making them the highest vine plantations in Hungary.  
The unique taste of the wines due to the special exposition, the soil which ideal for the vines and the microclimate the can provide perfect ripeness. Its complete southern exposure, the 20-30% gradient of the slopes, the particularly gritty, limestone-based soil as well as the continuous air flow all contribute to the development of a special microclimate.

COUNTRY: Hungary

REGION: Eger

GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Merlot.

VINIFICATION: Gróf Buttler wines are produced by traditional wine-making methods, preserving the values and the exceptional quality of the grapes. Particular attention is paid to the integrity of the grapes during harvest and this approach is upheld throughout the entire winemaking process. After the small-box manual harvest, skipping the pressing and filtering stages, we de-stem the blue grapes, gently crush and ferment them in vast with manual punching down. After the maceration, we draw off the free-run juice and mellow it in excellent quality oak barrels. Apart from minimal amount of sulphur, no other chemicals are added to the wine, even the fermentation process takes place spontaneously, utilizing natural yeast.

ALCOHOL DEGREE: 15,5% vol  

Grof Buttler Merlot 2011

The Gróf Buttler Winery cultivate vines on 36 hectares on the Eger wine region. The philosophy of the winery is based on the historical traditions of the wine region, the greatness and opportunities of the area, the uniqueness of the handmade winemaking and the potential of the varieties fitted to the soil.

Nagy-Eged hill, a special territory regarding its location and its soil composition, is a true Grand Cru terroir. The plantations extend up to 501 metres above sea level, making them the highest vine plantations in Hungary.  
The unique taste of the wines due to the special exposition, the soil which ideal for the vines and the microclimate the can provide perfect ripeness. Its complete southern exposure, the 20-30% gradient of the slopes, the particularly gritty, limestone-based soil as well as the continuous air flow all contribute to the development of a special microclimate.

COUNTRY: Hungary

REGION: Eger

GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Merlot.

VINIFICATION: Gróf Buttler wines are produced by traditional wine-making methods, preserving the values and the exceptional quality of the grapes. Particular attention is paid to the integrity of the grapes during harvest and this approach is upheld throughout the entire winemaking process. After the small-box manual harvest, skipping the pressing and filtering stages, we de-stem the blue grapes, gently crush and ferment them in vast with manual punching down. After the maceration, we draw off the free-run juice and mellow it in excellent quality oak barrels. Apart from minimal amount of sulphur, no other chemicals are added to the wine, even the fermentation process takes place spontaneously, utilizing natural yeast.

ALCOHOL DEGREE: 15,5% vol  

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