Monday, September 21, 2009

1st Tasting: Rákóczi pince

At 11.00 Rákóczi pince
Kossuth tér 15.
3910 Tokaj
- a group tasting in English (12 persons)
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Wine tasting cellar
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Wine cellar
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A tour in the cellar,
information of making Tokaj wine
- interesting, lot of new information
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Tasting of 6 wines,
starting with the base wines:
Furmint, Hárslevelű and Sárgamuskotály,
continuing with special wines:
Szamorodni, Forditás and 5 puttonyos Aszú
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Hétszőlő Tokaji Furmint
- nice, light dry wine
- bought a case of it
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Hétszőlő Tokaj Hárslevelű late harvest
- goes well with meat or poultry with fruit sauce,
and with Hungarian fruit soup
Hétszőlő Tokaji Sárgámuskotály late harvest
- fruity bouquet, spicy
- goes well with gooseliver
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Hétszőlő Tokaji Édes Szamorodni
- kind of raw taste, sugary, smell of alcohol
Hétszőlő Tokaji Fordításű
- raisins, hint of spicies
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Hétszőlő Tokaji Aszú 5 puttonyos
- raisins, acidy
- won a gold medal in Paris
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Good years were:
1996
1999
2001
(2004)
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Well organised tour & tasting!
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