The Jackfall Winery was founded in 2001 in Villány, in the south of Hungary. It gets its name from the Swabian name for the village of Kisjakabfalva (“Jackfall”), where the winery is located. The buildings of the winery have been maintained in the historical Swabian style, and the new winery that was built in 2005 has been reconstructed in the same style. Currently the winery has 12 hectares, largely in Kisharsány and Nagytófalu, which are both adjacent to the winery. The winery produces Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon.
The winemaker, Andras Kőszeli, believes that the most important thing in winemaking is precision. He aims to make wines that are balanced in acidity, alcohol, structure and oak.
Although small, the wines have been well-received in Hungary and abroad. The winery is known for its fuller-bodied, beautifully aromatic, elegant red wines, a testament to the region of Villány and its winemaking culture. Looking to the future, the winery hopes to increase its size to 20 hectares, producing around 80-10,000 bottles a year.
Size of vineyards: 29 acres
Grapes grown: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah
Soil and terroir: loess and clay over limestone bedrock
Yearly output: 80,000 bottles