Our background Christer & Gunnel Met in 1985, vacation in the Rhône valley Wine club St Jörgen hotel in Malmö “Munskänkarna” in Lund, member of board Tatsing panel for “beställningssortimentet” Thord Normal consumer of quality wine Conduct the family road carrier company
Why Badacsony and Hungary Hungary newly part of EU, reasonable risk Tokay already purchased, mostly sweet wines Great potential in other quality regions Wine of Badacsony known since Roman era Extremely beautiful area Budget flight between Sweden and Budapest
Zsuzsanna’s Vineyard 3,4 hectare, ca 12 000 vines, 25 year old Steep south exposure, sand, chalk and basalt 6 ton Pinot Gris, 12 ton Rhine Riesling, 1 ton Zeus (at yield of 5 ton / ha) Ca 1,5 kg grapes / vine 1 kg grapes -> 1 bottle of wine
Why a promotion house ? Our aggressive vision presume: –Exquisite vineyard with quality varieties –Uncompromising vinifikation –Serious marketing –Tireless quality improvements –Commercial muscles The symbol for above -> ”a promotion house with unique qualities”
We celebrate the inauguration with the Sandahl 2006 vintage
Facts about Sandahl 2006 Only Riesling Late harvest in end of October 2 x 6 ton pressings with whole clusters Slow pressing -> 3 quality fractions Good year -> 2/3 premium & 1/3 ordinary wine Slow and cold fermentation Fully automatic bottling line
Cheers for the promotion house Villa Sandahl !!!
- I hereby declare the promotion house inaugurated - (even If it is not quite finalized)