A fruit-driven, youthful face of Furmint - early harvest has resulted in lower alcohol levels and more intense fruitiness. Pears and camomile flower on the nose; the palate shows great minerality and oaky notes. Rich, long finish. An elegant, vertical wine rounded out by a touch of residual sugar.
Furmint is a great match for Asian dishes - try with a sushi platter or a sweet-and-sour recipe. Alternatively, serve with some creamy pasta or risotto, or chicken-based dishes.
Serving temperature: 10°C
Amy Wislocki - Wine Writer - 89 points - Decanter Wine Reviews 2020
A perfect match for mildly spiced Asian dishes, this Furmint has spicy apple, ginger and yellow peach flavours.
Grape variety: Furmint
Soil type: Volcanic loess
Fermentation: 50% stainless steel tank and 50% barrel fermentation
Ageing: 3 months in barrel
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Bottle size: 0.75l
Special feature: Organic & vegan
Tokaj Nobilis Winery, Tokaj - Protected Designation of Origin (PDO)
The philosophy of Sarolta Bárdos, owner-winemaker at Tokaj Nobilis, is that good wine begins in the vineyard, as the quality of the grapes will have a great influence on the quality of the end product. With extremely low yields, they harvest super-concentrated fruit with high sugar content. The vinification process is carried out in the most natural and gentle way possible so as to preserve everything the grapes have to offer. Minimal intervention and now certified organic production ensure pristine quality. The Nobilis portfolio includes estate wines, vineyard selections, a sparkling wine and late harvest as well as Aszú sweet wines.
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