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Bock József

The headquarters of the traditional family winery is in Villány in the wine-growing region of the same name in the south Hungary, The ancestors of the family immigrated from Germany in the 18th century. The two-storey main cellar consists of several cellars, two basement branches of 30 and 100 meters in length and a round cellar called "Bock-Kapelle". This is used for weddings, ceremonies, concerts and events for 100 to 120 people. For visitors cellar tours are offered, in which all working phases of the winemaking to be shown. The hotel Ermitage and the restaurant Óbor are connected to the hotel. The cellar in the Jammertal has been owned by the Bock family since 1850. After the expropriation in 1946, he was bought back in 1958 by Antal Bock. Here store back to the vintage 1981 backreichend special vintages in small amounts. The company is managed since 1981 in the ninth generation of József and Valéria Bock. The company also has its son Valér (cellar technology) and daughter Patrica (HR manager of the cellar).

The beginning was with a vineyard with only half a hectare. Today, the vineyards cover 75 hectares of property and another integrated 70 hectares in the best locations of the Villány wine-growing region (Jammertal, Ördögárok, Fekete-hegy, Bocor, Csillagvölgy, Kopár-dűlő). It will be the red wines 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 follows the guidelines of a Organic (organic) viticulture,

After meticulous, selective harvesting, one million bottles of wine are produced annually using state-of-the-art technology. The storage capacity is 1,400 oak 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 of 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, made of 100% Merlot from the Hall Ördögárok (Devil's Grave) is pressed and aged 24 months in new French oak barrels.

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