A regular Gold medalist, this sublime 5 Puttonyos Tokaji is a modern interpretation of this Hungarian classic. It’s from the superb Royal Tokaji Company, founded in 1990. The 2016 is rich, sweet and complex with dazzling intensity and freshness.
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Beyond the Label
Honeyed stone fruits cut through by incisive citrus zip. Long, complex
Very complex aromas of honey, peach, apricot and luscious spice
Tokaji is Hungary’s most noble wine with 400 years of history and royal patronage. ‘5 Puttonyos’ indicates around 8 out of 10 on the sweetness scale yet it tastes remarkably fersh. Its secret is noble rot, a fungus which affects certain lucky Hungarian vineyards (as it does in France's Sauternes), resulting in naturally raisined grapes (Aszú) of remarkable intensity. At its height, Tokaji was so revered that Tsar Peter the Great dispatched Cossacks to ensure the wine’s safe passage to St Petersburg. Production dried up during the Communist era but the Royal Tokaji Company, an Anglo-Hungarian consortium formed after the fall of Communism, has played a major part in Tokaji’s resurgence. Chill down and pour a glass of history. Enjoy every sip.
"To taste these wines is to experience a level of intensity and aromatic profundity - thrilling"
Richard Hemmingway MW JancisRobinson.com
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