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Royal Tokaji Wine Company Dry Furmint 2006

Royal Tokaji Wine Company Dry Furmint 2006

White Blends from Hungary

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Item No. 94733
Style: Fruity & Smooth

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

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Winemaker's Notes

Furmint is a white varietal grown in Hungary and is the main ingredient of Tokaji Aszú. This yellowish-green grape displays a bouquet reminiscent of ripe apples in youth. After aging in wood, Furmint develops aromas of honey and walnuts.

Rich in extract, it makes a heady, robust wine with pronounced acid. It is an early-budding, late-ripening variety and is particularly susceptible to botrytis. Often characterized by its high alcohol levels, Furmint's high acidity gives the wine longevity.

The 2006 Furmint is a pale green/straw color with a lovely clean, fresh, green apple, citrusy aroma with slight notes of bonfi re oak. On the palate, the wine is dry, yet smooth with medium acidity, good fruit flavors and long length with a tropical finish.

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gwendolyn - Oakland, CA (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/29/2010)
Excellent white - good, round texture, but with a pronounced acid kick. Stone fruit, slightly floral and crsip finish. Great spring/summer wine, but could also hold up to food.
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Learn About Royal Tokaji Wine Company Map ItMap It

The first Tokaji Aszú (toh-KAY ah-SOO) wine was created in the 1600s, perhaps by accident - a harvest delayed by threat of enemy invasion. In 1700, Tokaj became the first European region to have its vineyards classified, its uniquely varied terroirs and climates rated Primae Classis, Secundae Classis, Tertius Classis (1st Growth, 2nd Growth, 3rd Growth) by Prince Rakoczi of...

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Learn About Hungary

Wine of Kings and the King of Wines The most well-known and important wine in Hungary is Tokay-Aszú, truly one of the world's greatest sweet wines. Louis XIV - France's Sun King - once called the wine, vinum regum, rex vinorum, translated as, the wine of kings and the king of wine. Unfortunately, the king of wine suffered during Hungary's 50-year communist regime - exports...

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Learn About Other White Blends

Other White Wine While there are a slew of other white varietals out there in the world, a few more worth knowing about... Albarino Mostly grown and drunk in the northwest part of Spain, Rias Baixas (in Galacia), this grape is loved by almost all who try it. A great alternative to Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and every other white grape, Albarino is aromatically intense...

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