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Some current Hungarian wines
19 Jan 2004 by JR
I have recently been sent a selection of exportable and exported Hungarian table wines from both a specialist company called Capvex as well as the favourite red of Izabella Zwack of the Dobogó estate in Tokaj. Normally I might not have reported on this small tasting but as it coincided with a query on 'your turn' I thought I would publish what I thought. It seemed to me that most of the wines, from highly regarded addresses in the main, could do with a bit more fruit in the middle - perhaps yields that are a little too high or picking that is a bit too early help to explain this phenomenon. The reds seem relatively high...

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