Europa – Hungría – Tokaj
Varieties: Furmint, Hárslevelü, Zéta y Sárgamuskotály
Alcohol grade: 11,50%Vol
Tasting notes: Citrus, peach and apricot aromas characte rize the nose of this Aszú 5 puttonyos ; Rich, intense on the palate with a long aftertaste of orange blossom and spices.
The production of Aszú wine (teardrop wine) is a meticulous process only possible in exceptional vintages and under unique conditions which enable the development of “Botrytis cinerea” or noble rot.
For hundreds of years it has been made by adding 5 panniers (puttonyos) containing 25 kg of noble Aszú berries to a “Gönc” barrel (136 litres) of base must.
Gastronomy: Good accompaniment to good foie gras, cheeses such as stilton, cabrales or roquefort. In addition, the Aszú wine from Tokaj Oremus is presented in desserts as a great culmination to a good table.
Conservation and preferential consumption: This wine is suitable to drink at the moment, but it has a storage potential of 40 years if it is kept in optimal conditions: 12-14 ºC and at a relative humidity of 60%.
Service temperature: 10 ºC.