White - Sweet/Dessert

1996 Royal Tokaji Wine Co. Aszú Essencia

Furmint Blend

  • Hungary
  • Tokaji
Drink between 2018 - 2035 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 2

  • cokelover1 Likes this wine: 97 points

    March 17, 2014 - Really Really good. Not much of a wine person but this was good. Very sweet.

  • Sleepy Dave wrote: 90 points

    December 9, 2011 - 2011 Simple Dinner Series 12 :: A night with CDPs (Jade Palace Seafood Restaurant, The Forum Shopping Mall, Orchard Road): Alcohol :: 7%
    Popped 5hrs in advanced. This deep golden liquid display intensely sweet aromas of honey coated dried apricot and peaches along with autumn leaves and Bortrytis note. Still rather primary on the palate, deeply concentrated with beautiful balance. However, this is actually quite monolithic now, not expressive and only offer sweet intense fruits on the palate that almost viscous in texture. The finish is long and clean though. I don't know how long it needs to take to evolve, but for sure will be more than a decade.

    1 person found this helpful Comment

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1996
  • Type White - Sweet/Dessert
  • Producer Royal Tokaji Wine Co.
  • Varietal Furmint Blend
  • Designation Aszú Essencia
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Hungary
  • Region Tokaji
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Tokaji

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  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 109 (88%)
  • Consumed 15 (12%)

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