Alpár Kató | Mar 18, 2019 | 0
The best wines of the most famous Hungarian wine region
Tokaj is Hungary’s most famous and popular wine-region of all time. Although until the beginning of 2000, the name Tokaj only was associated with sweet wines, winemakers proved that the Hungarian wine region makes excellent dry wines as well.
Origo reported that last year nearly 1000 guests were interested in tasting different kinds of wines at the Tokaji March Great Tasting. Still, this year, organisers expect even more visitors. Tokaj is a well-known wine region not just in Hungary but all around the world, and besides its most famous aszú wines, the furmints also become more and more popular on the international market.
Visitors who attend the glamourous Tokaji March Great Tasting will have the opportunity to taste nearly 150 types of wines from 60 wineries. The event offers a wide range of wines which are made with different grapes and by different techniques.
The world-famous Tokaj aszú wine and the furmints are musts, but many other wines will be available, for example, the puttonyos wines, champagnes, and muskotálys. Moreover, organisers are preparing three master courses for visitors interested in the wine region.
To choose the best wines of Tokaj, the jury tasted 80 types of wines without knowing its names, types and the wineries that produce them. After the tasting, the jury ranked the ten best dry and sweet wines in two separated categories.
|Top 10 dry wines of Tokaj||Top 10 sweet wines of Tokaj|
|Préselő Winery, Omlás Selection Tokaji Furmint 2015||Szarka Winery, 6 Puttonyos Aszú 2016|
|Füleky Winery, Kabar 2017||Grand Tokaj, 5 Puttonyos Aszú 2014|
|Sanzon Tokaj, Rány Furmint 2016||Pajzos Tokaj, Sweet Szamorodni 2014|
|Péter Winery, Kabar 2017||Béres Vineyard, 5 Puttonyos Tokaji Aszú 2011|
|Rózsa Winery, “Together” Furmint 2017||Count Degenfeld Vineyard, “Andante” Late Harvest 2016|
|Sanzon Tokaj, Classic Furmint 2016||Disznókő Winery, 5 Puttonyos Aszú 2011|
|Pajzos Tokaj, Dry Selection 2016||Royal Winery, 5 Puttonyos Aszú 2013|
|Rózsa Winery, Dry Furmint 2015||Palkó Wines, Saint Elisabeth 2014|
|Tokaj-Hétszőlő Bio Winery, Hárslevelű Hétszőlő-dűlő 2016||Tokaj- Hétszőlő Bio Winery, 5 Puttonyos Aszú 2010|
|Disznókő Vineyard, Inspiration 2017||Holdvölgy Winery, “Signature” sweet selection of wines 2007|
The Tokaj March Great Tasting 2019 will be held at the Corinthia Hotel Budapest on March 23. For more infomation CLICK HERE
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