Dry Furmint showcasing the lighter side of this quintessential Tokaj variety. A medium-bodied and approachable wine, partially tank-fermented to retain the grapes' delightful fruitiness, followed by a period of barrel ageing for added depth and character. Restrained nose of peaches, pears, honey and a touch of quince. Smooth, creamy palate dominated by peach and pear, elegantly complemented by honeyed notes and buttery, toasty flavours from barrel ageing. A fine wine with good acidity and fine balance.
Serving temperature: 10°C
Grape variety: Furmint
Soil type: volcanic loess
Fermentation: 50% tank - 50% barrel fermentation
Ageing: 3 months in barrel
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Bottle size: 0.75l
Special feature: vegan
Tokajicum Winery, Tokaj - Protected Designation of Origin (PDO)
Tokajicum Winery is situated in the historical wine region of Tokaj, renowned for its white wines, but especially its unique late harvest and Aszu dessert wines. The winery cultivates grapes on 20 hectares in prime vineyard plots, with vines that are 40 years or older, producing wines of real character with a high mineral content.
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