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Royal Tokaji Furmint 750ml 2009
Sku: 24115
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Critics Ratings:   (1)
Product Information
Country: Hungary
Region: North Hungary
Sub-Region: Tokaj
Grape Varietal: Furmint
Type: Still wine
Reg. $24.99
Buy Royal Tokaji Furmint
Wine Advocate 88 points - The 2009 Furmint has a light, grassy bouquet with hints of lemon peel and apple blossom. The palate is medium-bodied with a pleasant dried apricot and quince opening, a fine line of acidity, and a poised and nervous finish that begs you politely to take another sip. Very fine. (Dec 2013)

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Wine maker notes
This dry white wine from the Tokaji wine region is produced 100% from the dominant grape varietal in the Tokaji wine region. Royal Tokaji’s first vintage was 2003 which was a Decanter Magazine Best Buy. It is an early budding, late ripening variety and is particularly susceptible to noble rot. Its high acidity gives the wine longevity. Furmint’s characteristics are clear, apricot and a hint of honey on the nose. The depth of fruit is balanced by its mineral backbone. Furmint is becoming one of the most demanded new exotic white grape varieties. Enjoy within 4 years of production.

Producer
The Royal Tokaji Wine Company, founded in Hungary in 1990, has become one of the most defining wineries in Tokaj. From the outset, Royal Tokaji decided to concentrate on producing single-vineyard wines, made from the first growth vineyards of Mezes Maly, Nyulaszo, Szt. Tamas and Betsek. Acknowledged as one of the region’s top winemakers, combining traditional techniques with modern technology to create the award-winning Royal Tokaji range of wines. Royal Tokaji is the acknowledged leader of the renaissance of this legendary Hungarian wine, which, in the words of the wine author and company co-founder Hugh Johnson, is ”a wine that would make angels sing out loud in praise”. Royal Tokaji was inspired and founded by Hugh Johnson, the noted author and wine historian, whose goal was to revive and bring back to international acclaim the wines of one of history’s most renowned wine regions. Royal Tokaji remains in private ownership and today our wines are exported to more than 30 countries. The wines of Royal Tokaji have won over 100 international awards and continue to seduce wine lovers throughout the world.


     
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