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“What can Hárslevelű achieve as a traditional method sparkling wine harvested from loess soil? The idea to give it a go was obvious for me,” Zoltán Demeter
For his new traditional method sparkling wine, he harvested the grapes from the 70-year old vines of the Szerelmi vineyard. The base wine was made reductively, then the secondary fermentation happened in the bottle, which was followed by disgorging within a year. Owing to the shorter ageing, the mousse is livelier and the character is fresher, while the Hárslevelű appears in a more pronounced way. If it’s well chilled, it disappears from the glass with you barely noticing.
„Maybe this special vintage was necessary so that after 13 years myself and Bortársaság could get to know each other again. The vintage made it obvious that something is happening in the world that both nature and winemaker should adapt to. The starlings knew what their task was: they arrived a month early, and we started the harvest at the beginning of September, instead of the usual end of October. One can only make good wine in big freedom, and a credible estate wine is only made if people stand behind it and the place of growth verifies them. This is more and more important in my thinking.”