Bock Estate, Winery within the Fertile Lands of Villány
Dotted by unmatchable countryside, Bock Estate Winery is based in the fertile wine region of Villány, in Hungary. At present, the ninth generation of the Bock Family handles all the winery administration and produces 36 styles of wines in total.
As soon as the Bock Family started the winery, the estate gained fame for their prestigious wines worldwide. The winemaking story of the Bock Estate Winery began in the year 1850. Through the years, the legacy has been maintained and expanded by the generations. Today, József Bock, along with Valeria, owns the winery. The children of the couple also contribute a lot to keep the Bock Estate brand alive. The winery undergoes various modern changes to keep the production in a continuous motion of improvement.
Quality and the Varieties of Grapes
The vineyards are currently expanded over an area of 150 hectares, where the highest of quality grapes are grown. Portugieser, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Kékfrankos, Syrah, Pinot Noir, and Hárslevelu are among the many varieties of grapes Bock Estate grows. These grapes are collected by hand and only the most intact berries are moved for fermentation in steel tanks.
Using the finest grapes, the estate delivers luscious red, and rosé wines, together with superior white and sparkling wines, all made under Hungarian appellation controlled DHC status.
Winery with Two Cellars
Today, the winery flaunts two cellars, namely Circular Cellar & Jammertal Cellar. The former cellar is a chapel consisting of six vaulted cellars, made with Heimann Ferenc Szekszárd-styled architecture and spectacular 70,000 demolished bricks. Its acoustic lighting is what makes it a perfect place to host the events. Jammertal is a historic cellar, which was built in 1850. It can store and age 400hl of wines.