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Kovacs Nimrod Winery

Kovacs Nimrod Monopole 777 Pinot Noir 2021

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Description

Kovacs Nimrod Monopole 777 Pinot Noir, Eger, Hungary, 2021  

Grape: 100% Pinot Noir (Using Dijon Clone 777 which has a notable fruity character) from vineyards in Nyilasmár (granite & volcanic soils) and Nagyfai. Low 32 mg/l free sulphur

Fragrant sandalwood and herbal medicinal notes follow through into cherry, wild strawberry, raspberry and pepper spice aromas. Gentle characters of leather and tobacco also add complexity to this intriguing Pinot. Moderate tannins with good body. The long ageing in oak barrels gives this wine a velvety and round finish making it very moreish.

The Kovács Nimród vineyards are farmed with minimal intervention and primarily planted with Burgundian & Northern Rhone varieties. These vines feel very much at home in the Egar as it is located on a similar latitude to that of Burgundy, and thanks monks from Burgundy planting vines in this area centuries ago, the area has grown into a world class wine producing region. KNW have three vineyards including Nagy Eged (Eger) and Nyilasmár (Noszvaj) - both classified as ‘Grand Cru’ and incorporating around 10 and 8 hectares respectively, and Nagfai - 12 hectares of ‘Premier Cru’ vines also located in Noszvaj, one of the major wine growing districts of the Eger region situated just 8km outside the main town. This particular wine is made from 100% Pinot Noir grapes exclusively selected from their Noszvaj vineyard sites of Nagyfai and Nyilasmár Monopole. The wine has been aged in 32% Hungarian and 68% French oak barrels for 15 months (26% are new barrels). Production is just over 5,500 bottles.

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Additional Details

SKU:
HU26AR21
Size:
75Cl
Appellation:
Eger
Closure:
Cork
Primary Grape/Blend:
Pinot Noir
Drink:
Drinking well now
Influence of Oak:
High
ABV:
14.5%
Vintage:
2021
Country:
Hungary
Case Deals:
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