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Tokaji Furmint Gundel Lauder-Lang Vineyard 1991

  • Exotic fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Color:Sweet
  • 12% 
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Dessert wine

C'est le "Vin des Rois, le Roi des Vins" selon les dires de Louis XIV. Les grains botrytisés, aszus, sont récoltés à mesure de leur maturation et réincorporés au vin de l'année. De l'or en flacon. More info

  • Quantity: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 top-shoulder
  • Label: 1 slightly marked label

Tokaji Furmint Gundel Lauder-Lang Vineyardserve at a temperature of 6°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Feuilleté au Roquefort, Cheese Cake au chocolat, Feuilleté normand aux pommes.

Peak: To drink

Lot presentation
Tokaji Furmint Gundel Lauder-Lang Vineyard

Cuvée presentation

Planted in the year 290 upon orders from the Roman emperor Probus, the Tokay vineyard has since produced rare, sweet, delicious wines. Enchanted by this precious nectar, Louis XIV proclaimed it "the Wine of Kings, the King of Wines". Thus, Tokay wines began to conquer the European market, becoming the favourite beverage of Peter the Great, Frederick II of Prussia, Voltaire, Goethe and Schubert. Tokay's defining characteristic resides in the fact that its grapes are not immediately processed. The botrytised grapes, known as aszú grapes, are picked one by one as the vines are successively combed. Stored in isolation, they are reincorporated into a dry wine harvested and produced earlier in the season. This peculiar blend triggers a second fermentation process. The number of baskets (known as puttonyos) of aszú grapes added to each barrel determines the degree of concentration and quality of the wine: three, four, five, six puttonyos or ultimately the richest and most highly concentrated version: aszú eszencia. Characterised by an amber colour, Tokay develops intense aromas of raisin, honey and sweet chestnut, with added notes of prune and even chocolate on the palate. Boasting exceptional aftertaste, these rare wines feature incredible ageing capacities.

Detailed characteristics

  • Quantity: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 top-shoulder
  • Label: 1 slightly marked label
  • Origin: Private individual
  • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
  • Recoverable VAT: No
  • Original Wooden Case / Original Case: No
  • French customs seal: no
  • Alcohol percentage: 12 %
  • Country/Region: Hungary, Tokay
  • Appellation/Wine: Tokaji
  • Vintage: 1991
  • Color: Sweet
  • Peak: To drink
  • Service temperature:
  • Viticulture: Conventional 
  • Size (in ha): 7000
  • Intensity: Dessert wine
  • Dominant aroma: Exotic fruit
  • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
  • Grape variety: Furmint, Harslevelü
Tokaji Furmint Gundel Lauder-Lang Vineyard
Tokaji Furmint Gundel Lauder-Lang Vineyard

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Tokaji Furmint Gundel Lauder-Lang Vineyard 1991

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