About The Wine
"Hatari" is the name of the first vineyard that Attila Homonna bought when he started his natural, organic winemaking label back in 1999. Starting with vines that were over 100 years old, the vineyard has been slowly replanted ever since.
This wine is a labour of love, with the grapes hand-picked and fermented with wild yeast in a mixture of old Hungarian and Austrian oak barrels. With a gentle touch in both the vineyard and the winery, Homonna takes a minimal intervention approach, adding only a small dose of sulphur before bottling.
A wine of contradictions: lean yet textural, lush yet minerally, but always delicious.
Former electronic musician Attila Homonna started his winemaking project in 1999, in the town of Erdőbénye in Hungary's Tokaj region. Organically farming four hectares of Furmint and Hárslevelű vines, he limits his additions in the vineyard to small amounts of sulphur, baking powder, citrus oil, chamomile tea and minimal copper.
Homonna's mascot is the stag beetle, a common sight in the cover crop that lies between the rows of vines. Grapes are hand-picked, with fermentation happening with wild yeasts and in a mix of old Austrian, Hungarian, and French oak barrels. Just like in the vineyards, additions in the winery are kept to a minimum, with only small doses of sulphur added before bottling.