Tokaj Classic Winery Ltd., Hungary


Tokaji Aszú Essencia

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Alcohol content: 8.0% by Vol
Sugar free extract: 67.1 g/L
Residual sugar: 227.1 g/L
Acidity: 10.1 g/L
Sulfur (SO2):   216 mg/L
Bottle size: 500 mL
Calories: 135 cal per 100 mL
Varieties: 80% Furmint, 20% Hárslevelű
Harvest time: From early October until end of November
Origin: Mád, Király
Character: Its racy and concentrated acidity gives a backbone to its immense sweetness. Flavors of apricot, dried tropical fruit, orange marmalade and honey.
Soil: Weathered zeolite with crumbly pumic tuff. Volcanic reolite tuff, hard tuff mixed with yellow and red clay.
Cellar technology: Hand-picked noble rot berries. Commencement of primary fermentation process for the base wine lasting from October 12 2006 until the end of November 2006
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 2009.
Lifespan: Unlimited storage
Closure: Natural cork with red wax seal
Comments: Wine Spectator: 93 points