Furmint Late Harvest Tokaji 2015

50 cl

The grapes for the late harvest were picked from the beginning until the very end of November from several selections. They were medium concentrated but very fine and clean clusters (or part of clusters), characterized by shrivelling (’passerillage’) rather than by the botryitis.
 
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Furmint Late Harvest Tokaji 2015
The grapes for the late harvest were picked from the beginning until the very end of November from several selections. They were medium concentrated but very fine and clean clusters (or part of clusters), characterized by shrivelling (’passerillage’) rather than by the botryitis.
 
Tasting Notes from Celtic Whiskey Shop and Wines on the Green
Nose Aromas of lime marmalade, citrus, honey and a touch of spice.
Palate Sweet on the palate, medium bodied with high acidity and very nice balance. Good concentration of fruit with flavours of lemon, apricots, marmalade and peach. Excellent finish.
Colour Bright, lemon/gold in colour.
Fact Sheet
Fluid 50 cl
Grape Variety 80 % Furmint, 20 % Hárslevelű
Alcohol % 13
Estate/Producer Disznókő
Country Hungary
Region/AOC Tokaj
Vintage 2015
Making Techniques Selection of botrytised bunches at the end of October. the grapes are partly destemmed, skin contact with its must, fermentation in stainless steel.
Closure Cork
Cellaring/Ageing Potential Ready to drink from the moment of bottling and for the next five years. To enjoy this wine to its fullest, serve cool (11- 13°C). After opening, it can be kept in the fridge for two weeks.
Serving Suggestion
Serving Suggestion Perfect aperitif when, alone or with appetizers, chilled in summer
Awards and/or Press Quotes
Wine Spectator 87 Points 'A moderately sweet white, this evokes peach, honey and almond flavours, with a hint of white pepper. Finishes with a grapefruit accent.'

Tags: Late harvest vintage, Tokaji