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Spiegelberg in Top 100

Spiegelberg in Top 100
It's official: Spiegelberg is one of Wine & Spirits Magazine's Top 100 wineries in 2014. Congratulations Istvan Stephan Spiegelberg, our man from Somló, Hungary!

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Spiegelberg
2010 Juhfark Szent Ilona
Hungary

Juhfark Szent IlonaThis kind of wine happens only a few times during a vigneron’s life in Somló. István pushed harvest to the last possible moment given an already difficult vintage until the grapes were nearly raisins but still intact. Remarkably, he was able to harvest ... Shop >

Spiegelberg
2011 Wedding Night Wine
Hungary

Wedding Night WineOne of the most unique traditions in Somló is the belief that drinking its wines before copulation would guarantee a boy. “Nászéjszakák bora” or “wedding wine” was soon the favored wine of the Hapsburgs in order to keep the Monarchy in full swin... Shop >

Fekete
2011 Hárslevelű
 
Hungary

HárslevelűLiterally translating to “Linden Leaf,” Hárslevelű certainly lends itself to the lime blossom teas and mild honeys that Linden trees are known for. More feminine than the Olaszrizlings and Juhfarks in the region, the texture is remarkably smooth and t... Shop >
Juhfark Szent Ilona

Spotlight: 2010 Spiegelberg Juhfark Szent Ilona

This kind of wine happens only a few times during a vigneron’s life in Somló. István pushed harvest to the last possible moment given... Shop >
This kind of wine happens only a few times during a vigneron’s life in Somló. István pushed harvest to the last possible moment given an already difficult vintage until the grapes were nearly raisins but still intact. Remarkably, he was able to harvest about 70% with healthy botrytis, meaning the grapes had achieved ripeness before the noble rot set in. As with all of this his wines, the fermentation was spontaneous and given the high amount of sugar and botrytis took over a year to ferm... Shop >

Wedding Night Wine

Spotlight: 2011 Spiegelberg Wedding Night Wine

One of the most unique traditions in Somló is the belief that drinking its wines before copulation would guarantee a boy. “Nászéjsza... Shop >
One of the most unique traditions in Somló is the belief that drinking its wines before copulation would guarantee a boy. “Nászéjszakák bora” or “wedding wine” was soon the favored wine of the Hapsburgs in order to keep the Monarchy in full swing. A blend of Juhfark, Hárslevelű, and Furmint, it blends the fruit, flowers, salt, and smoke of Somló into one bottle. Orange blossom aromatics, enough weight to handle heavier sauces, and persistent acidity make it great with fish and ... Shop >

Hárslevelű

Spotlight: 2011 Fekete Hárslevelű

Literally translating to “Linden Leaf,” Hárslevelű certainly lends itself to the lime blossom teas and mild honeys that Linden tree... Shop >
Literally translating to “Linden Leaf,” Hárslevelű certainly lends itself to the lime blossom teas and mild honeys that Linden trees are known for. More feminine than the Olaszrizlings and Juhfarks in the region, the texture is remarkably smooth and the acids are well balanced. Loosely bunched berries make it difficult for Botrytis to set it so the flavors are also extremely clean and lighter in body. Curries, peanut sauce, baba ganush and anything that plays off of the slightly honeyed... Shop >

Dynamic Duo Of Somló

Dynamic Duo Of Somló
Sometime ago, we drew your attention to this region of Volcano Gods and now we return to delve... Read Blog >
Sometime ago, we drew your attention to this region of Volcano Gods and now we return to delve deeper and celebrate success. We are pleased to report that Istvan Spiegelberg has won the prestigious Wine & Spirits... Read Blog >

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Wine & Spirits Magazine's Top 100 Tasting Event

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Hungarian Wine Dinner

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Blue Danube Tasting

Blue Danube Tasting

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Dynamic Duo Of Somló

Dynamic Duo Of Somló
Sometime ago, we drew your attention to this region of Volcano Gods and now we return to delve deeper and celebrate success. We are pleased to report that Istvan Spiegelberg has won the prestigious Wine & Spirits... Read Blog >

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