Tag Archives: 2008

Jásdi Ranolder White 2008

The White Blend named after bishop Ranolder is the top wine of the Csopak producer, blended from the old vines of furmint and olaszrizling of the Siralomvágó plot. A single reminiscent of an age long gone by, when Csopak wines … Continue reading

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Vylyan Ördög 2008

Vylyan is definitely one of the major prestige wineries of Villány, this is one of their basic standard red blends. A standard best buy for years, this blend is made from zweigelt, kadarka, kékfrankos and merlot.

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Szepsy Furmint 2008, Thurzó vineyard

This special bottling has been reserved for the Imola Udvarház mansion & wine restaurant in Eger. The Thurzó vineyard is of historic fame, and also highly rated by some Hungarian experts, but I never managed to get hold of any … Continue reading

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Vesztergombi József Kadarka 2008

The lesser-known of the Vesztergombis of Szekszárd is József, bottling his wines under the label “Remete-bor“. Despite a quiet marketing, he is known for making lean, natural, and beautiful varietal wines that you immediately find wanted in the Szekszárd landscape. … Continue reading

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Homonna Furmint 2008, Határi vinyard

Attila Homonna is a young, talented, and by now a highly renowned winemaker in Erdőbénye, north of Tokaj. Ha gained international experience in several European cellars. He follows his insticts in the actual process of creating his wines. He is … Continue reading

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Szepsy Furmint 2008, Szent Tamás vineyard

The Saint Thomas vineyard of Mád has a cultic role in the current Tokaj landscape, as it produces the top dry wine of the icon producer István Szepsy. His wines present the Tokaj vineyards in a consistent way, reproducing a … Continue reading

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Furmint February – the Tasting II

After the first part we managed to try a few more furmints. The tasting this year gave a chance to make some international comparison: Four Slovenian producers presented their furmints, or šipons, plus 2 Austrian wineries, both from Burgenland. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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