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Bikavér

Hungarian name (also Egri Bikavér) for the famous red wine Eger Bull's Blood; see there.

The red wine also known as "Eger Bull's Blood" or "Egri Bikavér" in Hungarian is the best known from the Eger (German Erlau) wine region. The name "Bikáver" (bull's blood) may also be used in the Szekszárd wine region. According to legend, the name originates from the 16th century, when the Turks besieged the city of Eger. The defenders, to give...

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