Hungary

Hungary /ˈhʌŋɡəri/ (Hungarian: Magyarország [ˈmɒɟɒrorsaːɡ] ) is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It is situated in the Carpathian Basin and is bordered by Slovakia to the north, Ukraine and Romania to the east, Serbia and Croatia to the south, Slovenia to the southwest and Austria to the west. The country's capital and largest city is Budapest. Hungary is a member of the European Union, NATO, the OECD, the Visegrád Group, and the Schengen Area. The official language is Hungarian, which is the most widely spoken non-Indo-European language in Europe.
Posts about Hungary
  • Top White Wines Of 2014

    …, as well as dry white Bordeaux wines (it was uneven for reds). This assertion was strongly supported by a Bordeaux tasting I attended, where the Sauternes ranged from memorable to absolutely astounding. My favorite was the dazzling Bastor-Lamontagne. It had a fresh and fruity honeysuckle aroma with nothing heavy about it. There was the rich…

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  • A truly remarkable 6 Puttonyos Tokaji from Dobogó

    … I made a great discovery tonight. I always love finding new wines that are amazing, like this 6 Puttonyos Tokaji. Dobogó is a small producer in Tokaji, Hungary, with 5 hectares of biodynamically tended vines, and they export 60% of their production. This wine was just thrilling. Dobogó Tokaji Aszu 6 Puttonyos 2006 Hungary Amazingly complex…

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  • 2009 Domaine Királyudvar “Pezsgö” Brut Oh boy, this...

    … 2009 Domaine Királyudvar “Pezsgö” Brut Oh boy, this is some special stuff - sparkling wine from Hungary! A really lovely color of pale gold. Lots of classic champagne notes on the nose - yeast, apple, lemon, and shortbread. Lovely mousse (bubbles) on the palate. Lemon crème initially makes way to stone with golden flowers, hint of shortbread, crushed cashews, and a touch of bread with burnt honey. Really, really lovely. 5/5 bones $$ Furmint, Hárslevelu 13% abv Tokaj, HUNGARY …

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  • Four Hungarian Sparklers

    … The soils of Etyek-Buda, just west of Budapest, are dense with chalky limestone, not unlike those of Chablis and Champagne. In 1882, József Törley, having developed a successful sparkling wine house in Reims, France, decamped to his native Hungary and established a new estate, replicating the viticultural and cellar protocols he’d developed…

  • 2012 Patricius Tokaji Furmint Száraz Dry Hehe - dare I say this...

    … 2012 Patricius Tokaji Furmint Száraz Dry Hehe - dare I say this Hungarian wine’s got an almost Asian feel to it? Lots of Asian pear. White florals and white stone notes. Pollen. White tissue paper (!!!). This is some interesting and refreshing stuff - not all that fruity. 4/5 bones $ Furmint 12.5% abv Tokaj, HUNGARY …

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  • PDT, Alder, & A Wonderful Wine Weekend!

    … is a wonderful resource championing some amazing winemakers. I immediately liked Siobhan, and she divined my palate, tempting me with delightful wine pairings that demonstrated her vast knowledge and accurate palate. Siobhan Lowe- photo from JaegerSloan.com To the WINE! Gāl Tibor, Egri Csillag White Wine Blend, Hungary. ABV 13.9%. Prices by Snooth…

    Jim Van Bergen/ jvb uncorkedin Pinot Noir- 2 readers -
  • Vinography Images: Swift Work

    … Pre-Order My Book! A wine book like no other. Photographs, essays, and wine recommendations. Learn more. Follow Me On: Twitter Facebook Pinterest Instagram Delectable Flipboard Most Recent Entries Vinography Images: Swift Work Social Media Answers the Question: Where Did Australian Wine Go Wrong Hourglass, Napa Valley: Current and Upcoming…

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  • 2013 Patricius Tokaji Furmint Reserve I feel so...

    … 2013 Patricius Tokaji Furmint Reserve I feel so mysterious… This dry Tokaji has a potent, almost Asian pear nose with mineral, dark stone, toasted wood, and white florals. Almost off-dry on the palate with GREAT acidity. Delicious apple cider notes with lemon, flowers, and lighter stones. Lovely, sweet (but not cloying) finish. 5/5 bones $$ Furmint 12.5% abv Tokaji, HUNGARY …

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  • 2011 Floriana Gruner Veltliner

    … Price: $5.99 @ Trader Joe’s What They Said: Per the bottle “Fresh and lively with appetizing aromas of lemon and apple and just a touch of white pepper.” What I Think: (12%) Gruner Veltliner? Hungary? Yes you’re reading that right and it’s not bad either. A slight spritz to start, this one is simple, dry and straight forward showing lemon…

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