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Alana-Tokaj Tokaji Late Harvest Furmint 2008

$ 54.00

Winery Alana-Tokaj

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Wine Information

Alc. 9,3%, Residual sugar 224 g/L, Acidity 8,4 g/L, Sugar-free extract 50 g/L

Yield 14 hl/ha = 9.5 oz (280ml)/vine.

Harvested on the 4th of December, 2008, from our first class Király and Betsek vineyards.

35% of the berries were heavily botrytized.

De-stemming, overnight cold soak in a pneumatic press, followed by gentle pressing.

Completely natural, local wild yeast fermentation without any nutrient addition.

Barrel fermented and aged in new Hungarian oak barrels (local cooper, Miklóssy, 4hl, medium toast) for 15 months.

Hand bottled on 20th of March, 2010. Cork: Procork Natur Extra, 45x24 mm

4,019 bottles produced

Aged in bottle for 18 months prior to its release in September of 2011

Stunning with goat cheese, seabass, bacon-wrapped scallops, apple tart and bread pudding!

Gold Medal at the 2011 Hong Kong International Wine Competition.

Wine Spectator 91 points, November 2011. “Spice, lemon drop, dried apricot, green tea and golden raisin notes mark this concentrated, sweet white, which is ripe, with enough buried acidity to keep the sweet lemony finish fresh. Drink now through 2018. N.W.”