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Bock József

The headquarters of the traditional family winery is in Villány in the wine region of the same name in the south Hungary, The family's ancestors immigrated from Germany in the 18th century. The two-storey main cellar consists of several room cellars, two cellar branches with a length of 30 and 100 meters and a round cellar called the "Bock Chapel". This is used for weddings, ceremonies, concerts and events for 100 to 120 people. Guided tours of the cellar are offered to visitors, during which all work phases of the winemaking to be shown. The Hotel Ermitage and the Óbor restaurant are connected to the establishment. The cellar in the Jammer Valley has been owned by the Bock family since 1850. After expropriation in 1946, he was bought back by Antal Bock in 1958. There are special items that go back to the 1981 vintage vintages in small amounts. The company has been run by József and Valéria Bock in the ninth generation since 1981. Their son Valér (cellar technology) and daughter Patrica (HR manager of the winery) are also active in the company.

It all started with a vineyard with only half a hectare. Today the vineyards cover 75 hectares in ownership and another 70 hectares integrated in the best locations of the Villány wine region (Jammertal, Ördögárok, Fekete-hegy, Bocor, Csillagvölgy, Kopár-dűlő). It will be the red wine varieties Blue Portuguese. Pinot Noir. Cabernet Franc. Cabernet Sauvignon. Merlot, Kékfrankos ( Blaufränkisch ) kadarka and Syrah, as well as the white varieties Rajnai Rizling ( Riesling ), Olasz Rizling ( Riesling ) Chardonnay and Hárslevelü cultivated and processed. The management takes place according to the guidelines of a Organic (ecological) viticulture,

After meticulous, selective harvesting, one million bottles of wine are produced every year using the latest technology. The storage capacity is 1,400 barrels, 35 large oak barrels (20 to 65 hl) and fermentation and storage tanks made of stainless steel with a capacity of more than 10,000 hectoliters. The premium wines are selections from the varieties Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Kadarka, Kékfrankos, Pinot Noir and Syrah, as well as various cuvées named Royal, Bock, Libra and Capella. The flagship of the house is the "Magnifico" produced in outstanding vintages, which is 100% Merlot from the Hall Ördögárok (Teufelsgraben) is pressed and aged in new French barriques for 24 months.

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