Szekszárd is located in the south of Hungary, it’s one of the two regions that makes Bikavér (Bull’s Blood). Roughly 2100 hectares of area is under cultivation; with the majority of grapes being red. It’s number 18 on this map.
Red grape varieties :
- Kékfrankos (blaufränkisch)
- Cabernet Sauvignon
- Cabernet Franc
White grape varieties :
- Olaszrizling (welschriesling)
- Müller-Thurgau in German, Rizlingszilváni in Hungarian
The climate is what we call Continental with hot summers, with frost being rare in both spring and autumn. Drought is a problem in Szekszárd as the sun shines over 2000 hours per year.
The soil is full of loess, with sandy fractured-rock loam in various places.
Click on the winery to bring up more information about them and to find my taste notes.