Oremus Tokaji Late Harvest Furmint 2008 375ml

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SKU 01524

375ml

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This wine was made with bunches selected at the end of the harvest; bunches with overripe grapes and 40% of aszú grapes. The selection of bunches, which was begun in the vineyard, was completed on arrival at the winery. After a skillfull wine elaboration, with a fermentation lasting from two to three weeks, the wine stays aging in barrels almost half a year before the bottling. The late harvest wines of Tokaj Oremus compete with similar wines from other regions around the world, its attractive relies on the aszú grapes content. Elegant wines, mild sweet with citric and honey aromas. The aszú grapes content which gives its specific caracter to the great Tokaj wines and the balance between the sweetness and acidity represent two factors that lead us to discover and understand the wines from Tokaj.
Category Dessert Wine
Varietal
Country Hungary
Region Tokaji
Brand Oremus
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Wine SpectatorConcentrated dried apricot, candied orange zest and lemon drop notes expand with layers of spice, flint and grapefruit pushing through the cream- and spice-tinged finish. Drink now through 2016. 3,000 cases made.

Nathan Wesley, February 29, 2012