A unique set of three parcel-selection Szamorodni from the famous Betsek vineyard of Tokaj. Growing vines in a variety of soil types, winemaker Istvan Balassa created three unique vintages which showcase the importance of the land and terroir.
The result is a stylish wooden gift box with three unforgettable wines, and one piece of rhyolite, quartz and andesite each, for a lasting memento of Tokaj.
Winery: Balassa Winery, Tokaj - Protected Designation of Origin (P.D.O.)
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
Food Pairing Recommendation
It goes very well with blue cheese including Gorgonzola, Stilton and Roquefort.
Serving temperature: 12-14°C
About the Winemaker
The boutique Balassa winery was established in 2005 by Istvan Balassa in the historic Tokaj wine region. He adopts an unrelenting attitude of producing only the highest quality wines possible, by maximising each vintages’ potential. It all starts by growing outstanding grapes, using a strict and rigorous approach to cultivation. Each wine is then created using artisanal wine making methods, showcasing the characteristics of the grape, the vineyard and the unique terroir.