Name of winery: Benedek Pince
Wine region: Mátra
Location of winery: Gyöngyöstarján
The Benedek family winery lies in the heart of the Mátra Mountains. It is a small estate in harmony with nature, and the wines reflect the Benedeks' love and care for the grapes. The cellar used today was built by Péter's grandparents. They originally harvested only 1.5 hectares; today, the estate is 17 hectares and growing. Péter is the winemaker, while his brother Balázs helps out in the cellar and his parents help tend the vineyards.
Size Of Vineyards: 42 acres
Grapes Grown: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Sárgamuskotály, Pinot Noir, Cserszegi Fűszeres, Cabernet Sauvignon, Kékfrankos
Soil And Terroir: Brown forest topsoil with rhyolite, chalk, and andesite volcanic soils