ZELNA BORÁSAT is an organic winery in the  Balatonfüred Csopak region of Hungary.

VINEYARDS 2017 8 hectares (19.7 acres) of bearing vines, and another 8 hectares (19.7 acres) of newly planted vines. Chalk-based soils rich in ammonites (see shell fossils).

CERTIFICATION 2018 First vintage with full organic certification.

WHITE WINES

OLASZRIZLING, HEGYBOR 2015 Fermented in stainless steel. Lime flavours in 2018.1Tasted at the VINCE Budapest Wine Show Friday 06 April 2018.

PINOT GRIS, CSITEN 2015 Fermented in tonneaux. stainless steel, well made in 2018.2Tasted at the VINCE Budapest Wine Show Friday 06 April 2018.

CUVEE 17 Blend of Pinot Gris, Olaszrizling, and Furmint. 100% fermented in stainless steel. Forceful, round, creamy in 2018.3Tasted at the VINCE Budapest Wine Show Friday 06 April 2018.

BALATONITES 2015 Wild and creamy.4Tasted at the VINCE Budapest Wine Show Friday 06 April 2018.

RED WINES

MERLOT-CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2015 Oaky blackcurrants in 2018.5Tasted at the VINCE Budapest Wine Show Friday 06 April 2018.

CONTACT Zelna Borászat, Lapostelki út 9, 8230 Balatonfüred, Hungary / www.zelna.hu