Tokaji Tokaj and Wine. These two concepts are so inseparably linked that the history of Tokaj. It's not known the exact form of the wine culture at the time of the conquest 1100 years ago at Tokaj-Foothills. The Hungarians tribes were established at the foothills of Caucasus, where they got to know winemaking. Its most convincing proof is that several basic terms associated with grape and wine culture - are of Old-Turkish origin. The established Hungarians probably realized the excellent potential of the Foothills and tried to apply their knowledge there.
Tokaji Aszú 3,4,5 and 6 It is the sweet, topaz-colored wine. The original meaning of the word aszú was "dried", but the term aszú came to be associated with the type of wine made with nobly rotten grapes. Aszú berries are individually picked, then collected in huge vats and trampled into the consistency of paste known as aszú dough. The wine is racked off into wooden casks or vats where fermentation is completed and the aszú wine is to mature. The casks are stored in a cool environment, and are not tightly closed, so a slow fermantation process continue in the cask, usually for several years. Tokaji Szamorodni Dry or Sweet This type of wine was initially known as főbor (prime wine), but from the 1820s Polish merchants popularised the name samorodny-the way it was grown. Szamorodni is typically higher in alcohol than ordinary wine. Tokaji Hárslevelü Young, very pale green straw color. Delicate Elderflower and Linden tree blossom notes demonstrates exactly the characteristics that give this grape its name. Semi sweet dry wine. Tokaji Furmint Made of the elegant Furmint grape variety which grows in the Somló region of Hungary. It grows under ideal volcanic soil conditions. A white wine, with a full-body, unique and subtle fragrance. A very crisp and clear white wine.
Tokaji yellow muscat The typical varieties of wine, Furmint and Yellow Muscat enjoyed the blessing of the sun and beautiful color, rich flavor unmatched to any other wines, The wine growers take care of the vines throughout the year. Tokay Yellow Muscat is a very elegant wine, Bright yellow color of honey-citrus scent the honeycomb toffee, dates, apricots dominate the fresh citrus aroma. Discrete aged in new oak barrels.
Tokaj Demi sec, Extra dry To make this sparkling wine only the grape Hárslevel? produced in Tokaj (Mád) has been used. Vintage of the grape was performed at the development of optimal sugar/acid ratio and as a result a mellow-tasting basic Linden-leaf wine of silver-white colour was prepared. The sparkling wine was in contact with the selected yeast for 18 months prior to the removal of wine-lees. In the bouquet of the ethereal sparkling wine of fine carbonic acid content the linden-tree flower and autolyzed yeast are harmonically mixed.Its aroma is fruity with a harmonic, long and pleasant after-taste that is reminscent of the aroma of quince and apple. It is sold in the specially dry category. Recommended to be drunk at 6-7°C.
Is a wine region in North-Eastern Hungary It is famous for its red blend, Egri Bikaver and for some whites like Egri Leaynka, Debroi Harslevelu. Its centre is the town of Eger.
Egri Bikaver Is the most reputed and traditional wine from Hungary besides the Tokaj wines. The name bull's blood probably originates from the battles against the Turkish armies around 1552. To motivate and support the small group of soldiers at Eger castle they were served delicious food and a lot of red wine. Among the Turkish soldiers it was rumored that bull's blood was mixed into the red wine, as otherwise the strength and firm resistance of the town and castle of Eger could not be explained. Finally the enemy gave up. Egri Leanyka Originally a Transylvanian variety, it yields an understated aroma and, for the most part, soft acids. This Leanyká is a "table" vintage. The Eger region is one of the main growing areas.
Marika Hungary adds an i to the end of the names of its high-quality wine-producing regionsthereby identifying the wine's source. Badacsonyi refers to wines coming from the Mount Badacsony area in western Hungary on Lake Balaton's north shore. Badacsonyi Szükebarát
The grape was reportedly a favorite of the Emperor Charles IV, who had cuttings imported to Hungary by Cistercianmonks: the brothers planted the vines on the slopes of Badacsony borderingLake Balaton in 1375. The vine soon after developed thename Szükebarát meaning “grey monk”. Dry white wine. Debroi Hárvslevelü The grape is native to the Carpathian Basin and is planted in several Hungarian wine regions, but most prominently in the tiny wine regions of Somlo. Hárslevelű is capable of yielding a dense, full-bodied, green-gold wine with an intense aroma of spice, pollen and elderflowers and the vine has those tastes. Balatonlelli Cabernet Sauvignon Fine warm summers in Hungary ripen the cabernet sauvignon grapes, from which this wine is made. The wine is a medium, full-bodied drink, with a great fruit flavor. It needs no aging and will accompany red meats and other full flavored dishes. Served at room temperature. Szekszardi Mixed grapes of cabernet sauvignon and franc grapes. Full bodied dry red wine. Nemes Kadarka Semi sweet high quality red. A mellow fruity wine made with noble Kadarka grapes. Balatoni Pinot Gris
A soft Hungarian wine, with anexelent fruit flavor and aroma.Related to Badacsony wine region in Hungary, but it can be found in Balaatonfelvidék and Mátraalja region as well. Full of aroma, corpulent, full of extract, with high acidity Balatoni Sauvignon Blanc Worldwide French kind. It is relevant in Mátraalján and Etyek wine region in our country. Special, blend smell and taste, quality white wine.
Balatoni Merlot Wine makers from all over the world value the variety of Hungarian Merlot grapes for their great smooth wines. This particular wine is light to medium bodied, with a fresh fruit and pleasant finish. It may be served young, either at room temperature or slightly chilled. It will accompany any reasonably full flavored dish.