Sauska Furmint Birsalmás 2018
Type of the wine: white, dry
Grape variety: 100% FURMINT
Sugar / Alcohol: 1,6 g/l 14,02 %
Terroir, vineyard: TOKAJ- HEGYALJA WINE REGION, BIRSALMÁS-VINEYARD (MÁD)
Training system: Cordon
Harvest: HAND-HARVESTED AND SELECTED
Technology: The destemmed fruit cold-soaked for the night, then gently pressed. – Inoculation and fermentation took place in French oak(new and third fill combined). – Malolactic fermentation in 60% of the lot. – Fine lees aging for five months. Battonage initially three times a week, then once a week for four months. – Bottled July 21, 2016
Quality level: PREMIUM
Temperature: 12 °C
Food pairing: Asian and Chinese fusion food, any kind of fish.
Available quantity: 4.380 BOTTLES
Retail price: 10.950 HUF / 36–37 EUROS
Elegant dry Furmint with mint and chamomile aromas. Rich on the palate with citrus, filthy minerality and fine tobacco. The salty minerality stays long in the mouth and lead to the fennel and pistachio finish.