2017
Buena Vista Tokaj

Furmint
Description

The Buena Vista Vinicultural Society, formed in 1863 by the winery’s founder, Count Agoston Haraszthy to further improve its winemaking prowess and expand its vineyards, has been restored as a collection of unique small-production wines that honor the winery’s pioneering spirit and contribution to California winemaking.

The Vinicultural Society explores clonal selections, varietals and the incredible terroir of not only Sonoma and Napa Countybut, alsothe Count’s homeland of Hungary. In keeping with the adventurous spirit of Buena Vista’s founding, we are proud to bring you this rare 2017Furmint from Tokaj. 

 

Tasting Notes
Aroma: 

This 2017 Furmint has elegant fruit aromas complementedwith notes of vanilla. 

Palate: 

The creamy body is balanced by a mineral characteristic and a touch of baking spice. Framed by nice acidity and subtle oak flavors, this is a rich white wine with a long and refreshing finish.

Winemaking
Vintage Notes: 

These grapes were harvested in early October from a vineyard planted in volcanic soil that is rich in minerals. The wine was fermented in both oak and stainless steel before being aged for five months in 40% oak barrels and 60% stainless steel and was bottled in May 2018. 

Tech Notes
  • Region: Hungary
  • Alcohol: 14.5% 
  • Total Acidity: 6.5 g/L
  • Residual Sugar: 7.0 g/L
  • Aged: 5 months in 40% oak & 60& stainless steel tanks
Pairs Well With
Meats & Fish:
Lightly Grilled Poultry & Pork Dishes, Smoked Meat, Seafood & Game Dishes.
Fruits & Vegetables:
Apricot
Desserts:
Apricot dishes, Cheesecake, baklava, Gundel-style pancake, blue cheese or the traditional Hungarian dessert the “vargabéles
SKU:
1BVTOPF317
$30