Malux Hungarian Wine & Spirits adds Peter Vida wines

Malux Hungarian Wine & Spirits is introducing Peter Vida’s wines to its portfolio. The wines will be officially launched to the trade at its trade tasting event on February 4 in London.

Peter Vida, who was awarded Hungarian ‘Winemaker of the Year’ in 2011, is focused on creating the best expressions of the character of the Szekszard terroir.

Audrey Zarach, of Malux, said: “We are thrilled to be working with the lovely Vida family and adding these stunning red wines from the Szekszard region to our portfolio. Their uniqueness and Peter’s passionate approach are exactly what we are about. We showed two Vida wines to select customers in Autumn and they snapped them up. We’re so excited to launch the range. The delicious Bonsai Kadarka, an on trend light red, similar to pinot noir; a refined Kékfrankos; an elegant Bikavér (Bulls blood) and the winery’s flagship wine La Vida made only in exceptional vintages.”

Malux will take on four Peter Vida wines including three in the SzeKszard range and its flagship wine, La Vida.

The wines include: Bonsai Oregtokek Kadarka, which is made from 100% Kardaka grapes. Oregtokek signifies old vines as the wines are made from vines aged 100 years old.

Also on the list is Hidaspetre Kekfrankos, which, which is 100% Kekfrankos; and Bikaver (Bulls blood), made using Kekfrankos, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Kadarka.

The flagship wine, La Vida, is bottled only in exceptional vintages. It is produced with special care from selected Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Kadarka grapes. It is aged for 14 monhts in Hungarian oak, and 10 months in bottles.

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