Royal Tokaji

Tokaj, Hungary

Late Harvest Szt. Tamás, Furmint — 2016

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  • Vineyard Profile

    • A Szt. Tamás is one of the most expensive vineyard hills in its commune. 

    • Soil: Rich clay and very characteristic reddish minerals
  • Vintage Report

    • After a successful ripening season, we were able to harvest high-quality grapes in high volumes

  • Vinification

    • We harvested the grapes in late October. Then, we destemmed and macerated them in the presses overnight. Afterwards, we fermented them in stainless steel tanks. The fermentation was followed by 6 months of barrel maturation, using only new Zemplén wood 300-litre barrels.

    • Bottled: August 2017
  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: 100% Furmint
    • Alcohol: 11%
    • TA: 7.45 g/L
    • RS: 132.9 g/L
  • Tasting Notes

    • Spicy, and aromatic on the palate with hints of fresh pear and peaches. The freshness, the mineral structure, the full-bodied richness all together form a perfect balance in taste. Long, clean aftertaste with nice barrel maturation notes.

    • Serving Suggestions: Serve on its own or with foie gras. Also ideal with aromatic and spicy Asian cuisine and fresh fruits. 12 ̊C/ 53 ̊F