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BALASSA Luxury Tokaji Szamorodni Selection

A unique set of three parcel-selection Szamorodni from the famous Betsek vineyard of Tokaj. Growing vines in various soil types, winemaker Istvan Balassa created three special vintages that showcase the nuances imparted by the land and terroir.

The result is a stylish wooden gift box with three unforgettable wines and one piece of rhyolite, quartz and andesite volcanic rocks for a lasting memento of Tokaj.

Food Pairing Recommendation

It goes very well with blue cheese including Gorgonzola, Stilton and Roquefort.

Serving temperature: 12-14°C

Grape variety: Furmint

Soil Type: Rhyolite, quartz and andesite

Fermentation: Spontaneous fermentation in oak barrel

Ageing: 9 months in oak barrel

Alcohol content: 10.0%                   

Bottle size: 3 x 0.5l

Speciality: Vegan

Balassa Winery, Tokaj - Protected Designation of Origin (PDO)

The boutique Balassa winery was established in 2005 by Istvan Balassa in the historic Tokaj wine region. Right from the beginning, Istvan, a perfectionist, was determined to produce only the highest-quality wines possible by maximising the potential of each vintage. It all starts in his vineyards with growing grapes of outstanding quality by applying a rigorous scientific approach to cultivation. He then creates each wine using artisanal wine-making methods, allowing the unique characteristics of the grape, the vineyard and the terroir to shine through in every drop.