Pfneiszl

Pfneiszl Winery

The Winery

The story of two Austrian sisters falling in love with Hungary with a family back- ground in winemaking in Austria. Birgit from the age of 16 she travelled all over the world. She worked in Napa Valley, California as well as in family wineries in Argen na, Chile, Italy, Australia and New Zealand. A er her return she found her true home in the Sopron wine region. She studied oenology in Austria.<br /> Katrin, studied economics in Vienna and became a winemaker in Sopron. Together with her sister, she is a prominent figure amongst Hungarian winemakers.<br /> One of the first organically farmed winery in Hungary (however currently does not hold an organic certificate).<br /> Having grown up in Austria of Hungarian descent, they took over the winery from their parents in 2006. They cultivate a total of 13 hectares, focussing on 9 grape varieties some of which only grow at their own winery.

Wines

Zefir 2017

“Grapes and lychees, with a green undertone; fresh, fruity, grapey, dry plate. nice in the straight forward grapey way, not weighty but has length.”

Peter McCombie MW

Kékfrankos 2016

“Attractive, primary earthy red fruits, cherries, hint of bubble-gum & on second sniff, some iron filings; fresh, spicy red fruit, very fresh with modest tannins. Lovely lighter, quaffing style or with charcuterie.”

Peter McCombie MW

Merlot 2017

“Leafy, dark fruit; medium weight, fresh, crunchy fruit, with slightly edgy tannins.”

Peter McCombie MW

Hidden Treasure 2015

Heutisch, Grüner Veltliner

“Medium deep gold; orange peel, rakia (skins), quite dry, some grip, not too phenolic, medium, long finish. Some complexity. Good orange wine.”

Peter McCombie MW

Faraway Wold 2015

Shiraz, Carmenere, Malbec, Zinfandel, Sangiovese

“Oaky nose, with ripe, bright fruit; red and black fruit, vanilla, fresh acidity, slightly astringent oak tannins, but fresh and some length.”

Peter McCombie MW

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