Zempleni Chardonnay Selection 2009 Ch Megyer

£13.99 GBP

Situated in the picturesque region of Tokaji-Hegyalja in north-eastern Hungary close to the Zemplen forest where Hungarian oak is grown for barrel making. These vineyards were first planted by Count Ferenc Dobó in 1576 and then later in 1737 was classified as Grand Cru by Royal Decree. With its sister vineyard Pajzos the Chateau shares winemaking facilities and the famous Rákóczi Cellars at the Sárospatak Castle, the largest and best preserved Renaissance castle in Hungary.

Aged in Zemplén oak barrels for 6 months. Sumptuous golden colour in the glass. The wine has primary aromas of citrus, apple, pear. These are accompanied with secondary notes of butter and oak spices. Rich, round, creamy and soft on the palate with a medium finish.