Tokaj Classic Winery Ltd., Hungary


Tokaji "Classic Cuvée" ‒ Late Harvest

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Alcohol content: 13.0% by Vol
Sugar free extract: 37.2 g/L
Residual sugar: 94.1 g/L
Acidity: 6.2 g/L
Sulfur (SO2):   310 mg/L
Bottle size: 750 mL
Calories: 110 cal per 100 mL
Varieties: 60% Furmint, 35% Hárslevelű, 5% Muscat Lunel
Harvest time: November 15 - 25, quantity: 18 hL/ha
Origin: Mád, Király and Betsek
Character: Sweet "Beerenauslese", dominant fruit flavours with prominent tones of honey, pear, tropical fruits and quince. Delicate tannins. High sugar and good acidity guarantee excellent ageing and further development of flavors.
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: Traditional Tokaj slow fermentation at low temperatures. Housed in partially-new oak barrels. Bottled in January 2010.
Storage: Storage at a constant temperature at 12.8°C and 80% humidity.
Lifespan: Drink before 2040
Closure: Screw top (gold)
Comments: Wine Spectator: 89 points