Tokaj Classic Winery Ltd., Hungary


Tokaji Aszú 6 Puttonyos "mini"

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Alcohol content: 12.0% by Vol
Sugar free extract: 63.6 g/L
Residual sugar: 161 g/L
Acidity: 9.6 g/L
Sulfur (SO2):   280 mg/L
Bottle size: 250 mL
Calories: 131 cal per 100 mL
Varieties: 65% Furmint, 30% Hárslevelű, 5% Muscat Lunel
Harvest time: End of October and November
Origin: Mád, Király and Betsek
Character: Complex, vivid structure due to the high acidity, fresh apricot, dried orange-lemon flavors. Excellent with fresh fruit tarts or foie gras.
Soil: Clay topsoil, with volcanic, high lime, iron subsoil containing rhiolite, trachyte, andesite and zeolite substances. Moisture is present in tufa rocks. Added soil compounds laid down through ancient fumaroles, lend a powerfully rich, complex minerality to the wine.
Cellar technology: Furmint, Hárslevelű and Muscatel are used as “base wine”; the commencement of primary fermentation takes place in 600-L used oak barrels. After the hand-picked botrytis berries are macerated in the base wine, then secondary fermention takes place, which lasts two years.
Storage: Constant temperature of 12.8°C and 80% humidity, in used 136-L oak Tokaj casks. Afterwards nine months resting time in oak casks; purification with bentonite and finally, completion with filtering and bottling in October 2005
Lifespan: Drink before 2030
Closure: Natural cork with red wax seal