Weingut Hummel - Bernstein, Villány, Hungary (2020)
Slightly bruised fruit, light, grainy tannins, pineapple, lime tart, salty, almonds, oranges and some light early grey tea notes. Really lovely, persistently finish with an enveloping texture.
100% Hárslevelű (one of the three main grapes used in the famed Tokaji sweet wines and rarely seen on its own). This white wine sees 5 days skin maceration and over 5 months in old Burgundian barrels.
Founded 1998 by Horst Hummel and located about 2 hours south-west of Budapest, the winery has been organic since 2008 and using biodynamic preparations since 2015. Spontaneous fermentation only, no fining, no filtration. No added sulphur.