Bulls Blood ‘Bikavér’ – Thummerer – Superior 2016
Superior Bulls Blood / Bikavér is an outstanding dry red wine from Eger. Only produced in outstanding vintages, fruit-forward, forest berries on the nose, dark fruits, forest floor & oak on the palate.
Superior Bulls Blood / Bikavér, is an outstanding, premium dry red wine with a Protected Designation of Origin, from Thummerer Winery, in Eger. Superior Bulls Blood is only produced in outstanding vintages. This multi awarded wine is among the top category of Bulls Bloods / Bikavér at Thummerer Winery.
It has been an exceptional vintage in Hungary, especially for red wines. Hot summer, then long, warm & sunny autumn, sufficient precipitation and ideal circumstances for an excellent harvest, with high sugar levels.
It is made using the following varieties: Kékfrankos being the base wine, with Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon & Syrah. This blend resulted in a nice and round, full bodied red, with forest berries, peppers and earthy aromas on the nose, complemented by dark fruits, forest floor & beautiful oak on the palate. A superb gastronomic blend !
This Bulls Blood has been traditionally barrel aged for 18 months, followed by a lengthy bottle ageing.
Thummerer Bikavér Superior will form perfect harmony with traditional wild game, or beef dishes such as grilled steak with potato strudel.
It is best consumed at 16-18°C.
Alcohol content: 14%,
Acid content: 5,5 g/l.
Protected Designation of Origin
Suitable for vegans.
Awards of current and previous vintages:
Silver Medal – Challenge International du Vin Bordeaux 2017
Golden Medal – Top Eger Bull’s Blood – Eger Wine Region Wine Competition 2017
Golden Medal – National Wine Challenge 2017
Silver Medal – 18. VinAgora International Wine Competition 2017
Here are some fun facts about te story of Bulls Blood (Bikaver) in our featured blog post here.