An interesting Furmint from a new Tokaj producer. Continue reading
Since winemaker Ujvári Vivien is in charge at Tokaj producer Barta, the wines are reaching new highs. This late harvested Furmint is just as impressive as it’s dry version from the same vineyard. Continue reading
No notes taken, a friend brought the bottle for dinner. Aging dry Tokaji is a risky business based on my somewhat limited experiences, but this one might actually look better now than as a young wine. Continue reading
I find it a bit confusing that besides many sweet and dry white styles Tokaj producers started to make sparklings in recent years as well. Nevertheless this example from Péter Pince is quite convincing…
The view from the front of Attila Orsolyák’s cellar, in Bodrogkeresztúr, Tokaj. I visited him a week ago, tasted through the barrel samples of 2018 and 2019, and left impressed. There are only tiny quantities to be bottled, as usual. My opinion has not changed – he is quite probably the best winemaker in Tokaj (and that means in the whole country), when it comes to dry white wines.
A quite common Furmint and Hárslevelű blend from one of the best producers of Tokaj, positioned just under 10 Euros so that it’s affordable. Production is also considerably bigger for this entry level white, than for the top wines.