Tokaj Classic Winery Ltd., Hungary


Tokaji Aszú 5 Puttonyos

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Alcohol content: 11.5% by Vol
Sugar free extract: 47.6 g/L
Residual sugar: 168.7 g/L
Acidity: 7.31 g/L
Sulfur (SO2):   198 mg/L
Bottle size: 500 mL
Calories: 132 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: Radiating with youthful vibrancy and freshness, this 5 puttonyos Aszú from a recent vintage captures the exuberance and vitality of Tokaj's sweet wines in their prime. Brimming with lively fruit flavors and a zesty acidity, this wine presents a modern interpretation of the region's longstanding winemaking legacy. Upon the first pour, one is met with a burst of flavors that dance on the palate, including vibrant notes of fresh citrus, ripe peach, and a touch of wildflower honey. The wine's ample sweetness is balanced by a crisp acidity that lends a refreshing and invigorating quality to each sip. Ending with a bright and energetic finish, this younger, fresher vintage 5 puttonyos Aszú embodies the spirit of innovation and passion that defines Tokaj Classic Winery's commitment to producing exceptional sweet wines for a new generation of wine enthusiasts.
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 mid-October 2017 until the end of November 2017.
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 2020.
Lifespan: Drink before 2035
Closure: Natural cork with red capsule