Béres Tokaji Magita Cuvée 2016

 

Type of the wine: White, sweet
Grape variety: 67% Hárslevelű, 30% Furmint, 3% Sárgamuskotály
Residual sugar / alcohol:  103 g/l  / 11%
Terroir, vineyard:  Lőcse and Diókút vineyards (Erdőbénye, Tokaj)
Training system:  Cordon
Harvest: Hand harvested
Technology: Controlled fermentation in stainless steel, oak barrel ageing for 3 months.
Quality level:  Premium
Temperature:  10-12 °C
Food pairing:  Very drinkable on its own, but also excellent as a dessert wine at the end of a meal. It pairs very well with cheese and can be drunk as an alternative to port. (Mephisto Wines, UK)
Available quantity:  NA Bottles
Retail price: 5.000 HUF / 16–17 EUROS (0.375 L)
Awards:  International Wine Challenge – silver medal,
Decanter World Wine Award 2019 – bronze medal
Story:According to the legend, Magita was a young girl, who lived in the village of Erdőbénye (in Tokaj region) in the 16th century, and her house was a shelter where – risking her life – she hid Hungarian refugees when the Turkish troops invaded the country.

Description

A wine of golden hue with lush texture and enticing aromas of stone fruits, honey and Christmas spice. Made using the classical varieties of Tokaj this is a complex and exciting late harvest blend.