‘Bornemissza’ Kékfrankos Grand Selection
£19.99 – £119.94
Bornemissza Gergely was an officer in the Hungarian army famed for his inventive use of explosives. This wine is part of the Historic Grand Selection Collection, commemorating the Siege of Eger 1552. It was here that the legend of the “Bulls’ Blood” originated. This wine is not made every year, only in perfect vintages. The last vintage prior to this 2016 was 2011 which won a Sommelier Wine Award medal in 2017. A full bodied kekfrankos from the North East of the country with depth and rich smooth tannins.
On the nose: A combination of deep dark fruits, with warm engaging aromas of cocoa and licorice
On the palate: A full body with a black peppery touch of spice, figs, blackcurrant and raisins.
Recommended combination with food: Ideal with stewed hare, lentil soup with smoked ham hock, roast beef
Serve at 18°C
GRAPE VARIETY – Kekfrankos
PRODUCTION AREA – Eger, Hungary
ALCOHOL – 13.5%