The region Villány-Siklós is Hungary’s most southerly and hottest wine region.
It produces robust, full-bodied, spicy reds, often compared to those of Bordeaux.
Climate: the area is situated in the warm, moderately humid climate zone, spring comes early and grapes ripen in more sunshine than anywhere else in Hungary
Soil: hills primarily built of limestone, all soils are either neutral or slightly alkaline. This layer can be topped by soils which are loess with lime content or clay. The vines are almost exclusively grown on soils which are hard but have good water holding capacity.
White grapes: Olaszrizling (Wälschriesling), Rizling (White Riesling), Chardonnay, Hárslevelü, Zöldveltelini, Fűszeres Tramini, Szürkebarát (Pinot Gris), Muscat Ottonel, Királyleányka
Red grapes: Portugieser/Kékoportó, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Kékfrankos, Pinot Noir, Zweigelt, Syrah, Kadarka
Discover our Wines from Villány Region
"Like the vines themselves, hard work also bears its fruit…"
The Vylyan winery was established in 1992 with first wines entering the market in 1997. The name of the winery is derived from the name “Vylyan” used for “Villány” in a 15th century manuscript. The founder, Debreczeni Pál, aimed to set up a trendsetting winery that would stand its in own in international circles of winemaking. Their total plantation area today is 125 ha. Vylyan was named Hungarian Winery of the Year 2008.
Vylyan Wines: Duennium 2006 (blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon),
The world of flavors is like music: the final whole is composed of the combination of many layers and is in the end more than the simple sum of its parts.
The Wunderlich Winery was founded in 2004 by Wunderlich Alajos. The Wunderlich Wine Cellars mix the best 21st century wine technologies with traditional methods. Their total plantation area today is 150 ha and they have an output capacity of 250,000 bottles and a bottle-ageing capacity of 480,000 bottles / year.
Wunderlich Wine: Viktória 2006 (blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot)