Centuries ago it was held that the less Eszencia was produced, the better the vintage was. There wasn’t too much coming from these…
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A 17th-century litigation was recently unearthed.
Goose liver is the match for our 2015 Furmint Válogatás at Michelin-star Costes Downtown in Budapest….
Our 2015 Furmint at the San Francisco International Wine Competition: – 95 points – Double Gold – Best Furmint in Show :)
A historical moment: the Kővágó dűlő being planted back on 15th May. It’ll be 3 hectares of Furmint and 0.5 hectare of Hárslevelű.
Another lot of ours offered for sale at the 2017 Tokaj Wine Auction (the other one being a Szamorodni 2015): a dry Furmint, vinified from the grapes of the bush vines on the high terraces of our Öreg Király vineyard. Made in steel.
Our Furmint 2013 rated 91 points and selected as Editor’s Choice in the May 2017 issue of Wine Enthusiast.
The Öreg Király Vineyard on the morning of 15th February: pruning is now underway on the terraces and is expected to be completed in all our 10 hectares before the end of the month.
A quick relocation of a partition almost doubled the floor area of our temperature-controlled fermentation room in mid-January. Aging here are some of the 2016 lots that we tasted in-house on 11th to decide on blending and further treatment. Suffice it to say for now that they were very promising…
Awaiting bottling in this steel tank on 15th December 2016 is something special from the 2015 vintage: a dry Furmint aged in a Hungarian oak barrel, made of steam-bent staves, that is to say, with no toast at all. It’ll be called Tenth Harvest.