Category Archives: Furmint

Tokaji, Aszú Essencia, Royal Tokaji Wine Company, Tokay-Hegyalja, Hungary, 1993, 500 ml, 7.5% abv. C$246-365 (where available).

This is an example of the famous Hungarian fully sweet dessert wine, Tokaji (‘Toe-kai‘).  I have written about Tokaji before; pop to this page for a refresher. For this version, producers blend their free run juice with the best Aszú (which is … Continue reading

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Royal Tokaji, 5 Puttonyos Aszu, Hungary, 2007, 11.5% abv, 250 ml

One of the classic sweet wines of the world, Tokaji has been produced in Hungary since the 1600s (pronounced ‘Toe-kai’). The vineyards where the Furmint, Harslevelu and Muscat de Lunel (aka Muskatoly) grapes central to this wine style are grown … Continue reading

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