x
  • Country ranking ?

    15
  • Producer ranking ?

    1
  • Decanting time

    1h
  • When to drink

    now to 2035
  • Food Pairing

    Dark chocolate based desserts

The Story

In our Tokaj vineyards harvesting begins at the end of October or latest by mid-November and is divided into two distinct operations. The vines grow on volcanic soils very rich in minerals.

First the mature botrytized shriveled grapes (‘aszú’ in Hungarian) are handpicked one by one off the vine. Afterwards, the less botrytized clusters are harvested whole. After fermentation, wine (and base wine) is placed into 136 liter barrels, known as ‘Gönci’ barrels.

The Aszú ‘puttonyos’ number (3, 4, 5, or 6) is a natural sugars classification system. It is based on the number of hods (a wooden basket worn on the back, called ‘puttony’ in Hungarian) of botrytized grapes, each weighing 25 kilograms, that are combined with each 136 liter barrel of must. It is thus the proportion of natural sugars in the botrytized grapes to the fermenting base must that determines the sweetness of the Aszú wines: The higher the 'puttonyos' number, the longer the balance of complex aromas and sugars remains on the tongue. The incomparable taste experience of Tokaj Aszú exists thanks to this technique. 

Read more
Close

Vintage 2007

Blend: 70% Furmint, 30% Hárslevelű

Residual sugar: 176 g/l
Acidity: 7.4 g/l

Alcohol: 11 %

Vinification: Fermentation with must 24 hours
Maturation: In 220 litre oak barrels for 3 years
Bottled: In November 2011

Tasting notes: Lovely aromas of botrytized berries followed by enormous, high structure and full body. Long, smooth, endless taste and exceptional deepness of peach, apricot and fig character. Full of Tokaj soul.

Read more
Close

Information

Origin

Várhegy–dűlő, Tokaji

Other wines from this producer

Noble Late Harvest "Katinka”

Patricius Tokaji Aszú 5 Puttonyos

Tokaji Aszu Eszencia

Highlights

Latest news

WINERY NEWS Heitz Cellar / GAYLON M. LAWRENCE JR. ACQUIRES ICONIC HEITZ WINE CELLARS IN NAPA VALLEY  In a joint stateme  more ...
WINERY NEWS Carbon / Premium champagne maker Carbon has become as an official supplier to F1 in one of the first new comm  more ...
WINERY NEWS Château Haut-Batailley / Château Haut-Batailley unveils its new label At the entrance to the Pauillac AOC area, the   more ...
WINERY NEWS Weingut Keller / Quality rather than quantity: 2017 has great potential The fascinating 2017 vintage is also one   more ...
WINERY NEWS Domaine Tortochot  / 2017 vintage - The year started early, with a winter with several days of below-freezing temperature  more ...
TASTINGBOOK WINE NEWS Navigating Bordeaux 2017 / The Bordeaux market is delicately balanced
WINERY NEWS Château Canon-La-Gaffelière / 2017 : no risk, no fun. 2017 is living proof that it is still Mother Nature who holds the reins,   more ...
WINERY NEWS Château Pétrus / JEAN-CLAUDE BERROUET WINS WINEMAKERS’ WINEMAKER AWARD 2018 Jean-Claude Berrouet, the former  more ...
WINERY NEWS Champagne Armand de Brignac / JAY-Z TRADEMARKS ‘THE TWINS’ ARMAND DE BRIGNAC LABEL The rapper applied for the   more ...
WINERY NEWS Château Musar /  Harvest 2017 In January, we experienced above average rain and snowfall which  more ...
WINERY NEWS Château Latour / First growth Château Latour have released its 2006 grand vin and the 2012 vintage of its secon  more ...
WINERY NEWS Ornellaia / Ornellaia Celebrates 30th Anniversary of First Vintage (1985) and 10th Anniversary of Vendemmia d  more ...
WINERY NEWS Marchesi de' Frescobaldi / Frescobaldi made its first foray into the Chianti Classico region with the purchase of Castello  more ...
TASTINGBOOK WINE NEWS BWW- Best Wine of the World 2017 Competition Winners have been selected /  - the Best wine in the world is Harlan Estate 2013.
WINERY NEWS Monteverro / 2008 - 2018: ten years of Monteverro together. Year 2018 is a special one, it is the tenth year  more ...
TASTINGBOOK WINE NEWS Burgundy – Reds outperform whites / Liv-ex Report
WINERY NEWS Signorello Vineyards / Plans begin to rebuild Signorello after fire Ray Signorello Jr has hired Taylor Lombardo Architec  more ...
VINTAGE NEWS: 2017 / BURGUNDY 2017 - In 2017, everything came good for the Bourgogne winegrowing region in terms of both   more ...
WINERY NEWS Château Cos d'Estournel / Cos d’Estournel to launch luxury ‘COS100’ wine The new wine, named COS100,  more ...
WINE NEWS: Château Margaux 2015 / Margaux 2015 nearly triples release price When it was announced that Margaux 2015 would be releas  more ...

Wine Moments

Here you can see wine moments from tastingbook users. or to see wine moments from your world.
Incorrect Information
If you found some information that is wrong, let us know
Are you sure you want do delete this wine? All information will be lost.
Are you sure you want to recommend this wine?
Are you sure you want hide this written note ?
Are you sure you want show this written note ?

HOW TO USE TASTINGBOOK?

We recommend you to share few minutes for watching the following video instructions of how to use the Tastingbook. This can provide you a comprehensive understanding of all the features you can find from this unique service platform.

This video will help you get started



Taste wines with the Tastingbook


Create Your wine cellar on 'My Wines'



Explore Your tasted wines library



Administrate Your wine world in Your Profile



Type a message ...
Register to Tastingbook
Register now it's fast easy and totally free.
Register with Facebook   Register