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Ronn Wiegand MS/MW on 2017 Barta wines

Ronn Wiegand MS/MW, one of only four people in the world to hold the titles of both Master of Wine and Master Sommelier, rated all three of our 2017 wines he tasted with a minimum of 4 stars out of five in a 2019 issue of his journal Restaurant Wine. Barta Öreg Király-dűlő Furmint 0929 […]

Five Barta wines on the Borigo leaderboard with scores from 89 to 96

Five of our wines scored high in the February Tokaj edition BORIGO, Hungary’s leading wine magazine: Barta KVG Furmint-Hárslevelű 2018: the best Dry Blend with 93 points Öreg Király Dűlő Késői Szüretelésű Furmint 1108 2018: the best Late Harvest with 90 points Öreg Király Dűlő Késői Szüretelésű Furmint 2018: scored 89, sharing 2nd spot in […]

Barta Aszúválogatás 2013 wins Gold at Mundus Vini

Barta’s Öreg Király-dűlő Aszúválogatás 2013 was one of the nine award-winning Tokajis at Mundus Vini 2020, taking home a Gold for the wine region. Válogatás means Selection, for this wine is a barrel selection of an outstanding batch of our 2013 6 puttonyos Aszú wine. First held in 2001, the Mundus Vini International Wine Awards […]

Barta Eszencia comes to Sweden

6766 Swedish krona (677 USD) is the price of a bottle of Barta Öreg Király Dűlő Eszencia 2008 that has since late March been leading the league table of Hungarian prestige wines in the Swedish market. Noble rot shrivels 500 kilograms of grapes to approximately 100 kilograms of botrytised berries that, in turn, give some […]

Barta KVG 2018: Wine of the Month on WineArtCulture.hu

“A beautiful, textbook-perfect blend of Furmint and Hárslevelű from a Kővágó Vineyard” writes Sándor Németi of WineArtCulture.hu about the very first wine from our newly-plated site in the Kővágó – read the full article here, if you read Hungarian. If you are in Hungary, you can order the wine here:)

Our Furmint 2015 gets the praise on JancisRobinson.com

JancisRobinson.com author Tamlyn Currin on Barta Öreg Király Dűlő Furmint 2015: “I actually wrote ‘OMG’, which doesn’t make for an eloquent tasting note. But that was my first reaction and I stand by it. Wildflowers, honey, shimmering like a long gold dress on a tall slender creature. If you could mix firelight and candlelight and […]

London Furmint February 2020

29th January saw the opening event of Furmint February UK take place for the second time, now at the new venue of Merchant Taylors’ Hall, where Barta offered their wines for tasting along with over a dozen other Furmint growers from Hungary. This tasting event was aimed at launching a series of tastings, served-by-the-glass initiatives, […]

Andreas Larsson on our Furmint 2017…

„Pale straw colour. Complex and layered nose offering ripe stone fruit, apricot, sweet citrus with floral and nutty notes. The palate has a very good bite and vital freshness, intense and lingering with pure stone fruit, hazelnut, a nutty spiciness, good volume and a rounded texture followed by a long lingering finish with a bright […]

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