BARTA ÖREG KIRÁLY DŰLŐ FURMINT 2015

 

Type of the wine: White, dry
Grape variety: Furmint
Acidity / alcohol content:  7,7 g/l  / 13%
Terroir, vineyard:  Öreg király vineyard (Mád, Tálya)
Training system:  Low cordon
Harvest: Hand harvested
Technology: This Furmint is the fruit of a hot and dry vintage, and similarly to its predecessors it was fermented in first, second, third and fourth use Hungarian oak barrels (‘Zemplén oak’), then it was matured for 9 months also in barrel until being bottled in August 2016.
Quality level:  Premium
Temperature:  12 °C
Food pairing:  A perfect partner of smoked fish dishes and meals with guacamole.
Available quantity:  1.075 Bottles
Retail price:  8000 HUF / 25 EUROS
Story:  This is the first Barta labelled wine which was filled in the new dry tokaj bottle. It won double gold at the international wine competition in San Francisco in 2017 with 95 scores, what is more it was selected the best Furmint wine of the contest.

Description

The slowly dripping crowns on the glass predict a thick wine. The nose gives an insight into the world of Hungarian oak and the minerality of the soil of our vineyard. The palate is round and full bodied, the aftertaste is also rounded.