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A selection of reds from Czech, Slovak and Hungary from our portfolio. This is a great mix of wines to get to know the varieties and the styles of red wines being produced here. And all show good potential to pair with our current seasonal produce.
2018 Ota Sevcik Pinot Noir £26.70
Ota makes some of the most riveting wines, and his Pinot Noir is off the charts. With only small quantities, around 1000 bottles made, his wines sell out quickly. All the fruit comes from Ctvrte vineyard, which is considered to be one of the top sites for Pinot Noir in Moravia. The wines show great concentration and weight, black cherries, good minerality and intensity.
2016 Jaroslav Osicka Modry Portugal £19.60
Modry Portugal is very close to Gamay in its expression and character. Jaroslav Osicka’s knowledge and understanding of organic viticulture is profound, having taught in the local viticulture school for 30 years. He produces some of the most age worthy, outstanding whites and his reds equally giving, show good complexity with a touch of liveliness.
2016 Zdenek Vykoukal Cabernet Moravia £21.90
Cabernet Moravia is a local variety that is based on Cabernet Franc - the variety you find in Bordeaux and Loire reds. Crunchy, alive and very smooth. Zdenek’s wines have a unique expression as the soils and area his vineyards are planted in are rich in limestone and have high calcareous traces that add lovely minerality and even though his wines have a suppleness to them, they have superb precision and leanness.
2018 Petr Korab St Laurent £19.50
Petr is quickly becoming one of the sought after growers in Europe and as far reaching as the US. His wines sell out really fast. St Laurent is definitely grabbing the attention of sommeliers and wine buyers for the right reason. It ages beautifully, in its youth, expect crunchy red fruit, notes of black olives, balsamic hints coming through. Korab captures this perfectly, there’s crunch, juicy-ness with good concentration too - a whispering quality about it.
2015 Vino Magula Frankovka £27.90
The Frankovka from the Magula family in Slovakia are richer, a darker fruit character, distinct earthyness and beautifully balanced with acidity. It’s intense but light footed, just how Frankovkas are from Czech and Slovakia. Vladimir releases the Frankovkas late on the market with good bottle age on them. The integration of all the elements is superb.
2018 Reka.Koncz A Change of Heart Kekfrankos £23.40
Annamaria’s Kekfrankos, another name for Frankovka or Blaufrankisch in Hungary, is a very nuanced expression of the variety - red fruit, bright violet and touch of pink peppercorn. On the palate, it has lift, and vibrancy about it with a shining clarity on the finish.