Tokaj Classic Winery Ltd., Hungary


Tokaji Aszú 5 Puttonyos

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Alcohol content: 11.5% by Vol
Sugar free extract: 53 g/L
Residual sugar: 154.1 g/L
Acidity: 10 g/L
Sulfur (SO2):   205 mg/L
Bottle size: 500 mL
Calories: 126 cal per 100 mL
Varieties: 60% Furmint, 30% Hárslevelű, 10% Muscat Lunel
Harvest time: From early October until end of November
Origin: Mád, Király and Betsek
Character: Steeped in history and elegance, this 5 puttonyos Aszú from an older vintage embodies the timeless allure of Tokaj's prestigious sweet wines. Aged to perfection, this wine exudes complexity and depth that have developed over time, showcasing the rich heritage of the region's winemaking traditions.Upon indulging in this aged gem, one is greeted by a symphony of flavors that have matured gracefully, including notes of dried apricot, caramelized fig, and hints of toasted almonds. The palate is enveloped in a luxurious sweetness that is complemented by a velvety texture and a lingering finish that whispers of bygone years.
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: Hand-picked noble rot berries. Commencement of primary fermentation process for the base wine lasting from October 2005 until the end of November 2005.
Storage: Constant temperature of 12.8°C and 80% humidity, in small 135-L oak Tokaj cask. Secondary fermentation: two years; followed by nine months resting time in casks; purification with bentonite and completion by bottling in December 2008.
Lifespan: Unlimited storage
Closure: Natural cork with red capsule