Welcome! Log in or Register
1 Review

A red grape varietal used in commonly in Hungary, but other eastern European countries as well.

  • Write a review >
    How do you rate the product overall? Rate it out of five by clicking on one of the hearts.
    What are the advantages and disadvantages? Use up to 10 bullet points.
    Write your reviews in your own words. 250 to 500 words
    Number of words:
    Write a concise and readable conclusion. The conclusion is also the title of the review.
    Number of words:
    Write your email adress here Write your email adress

    Your dooyooMiles Miles

    1 Review
    Sort by:
    • More +
      04.07.2009 14:59
      Very helpful



      I do not drink wine, but the grapes are nice, too =)

      The the most prevalent and most exquisite type of Hungarian red grapes (which is actually dark blue!) gives the juice, that is the main ingredient of many famous Hungarian red wines such as 'egri', 'budai', 'ménesi', 'szekszárdi', 'visontai' and 'villányi'.
      The fruit ripens quite late, in the beginning of October. It has got large leaves which are hairy at the bottom. The bunches are also large. The grapes are round and juicy with thin skin.
      The name 'Kadarka', however, refers to the red wine rather than the fruit. The Kadarka was the wine of Serbs arrived in the middle-age Hungary, escaping from the Turks. Today it’s a newly discovered, light Mediterranean wine of Hungary. It goes well with gulyás, and other Hungarian dishes based on paprika, as well as lamb, veal, macaroni and Mediterranean dishes.
      Just to mention a few, Villányi Kadarka has got a woody-smoked, old maturing cellar scent and relatively light colour. It is grand daddys old school wine, oaken, foggy and long.
      Szekszárdi Kadarka is a straight, correct wine with a warm scent, for sunny all-days.
      Ménesi Kadarka is said to be the Wine Princess with thick consistency, creamy forest fruits dew.
      People, who appreciate red wine will definitely enjoy it.


      Login or register to add comments

Products you might be interested in