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Nagy-Somlói dry Furmint, Zsirai, Somloi, Hungary

Somlói, Hungary

Furmint

Tasting Notes

Hungary’s answer to Austria’s grüner veltliner, Furmint is a delicious alternative for those seeking crisp, mineral-led white wines. This one has aromas of fresh peaches and citrus fruits with bright acidity followed by the characteristic minerality typical to the Mad vineyards. 

Food Matches

Pork & Roast Chicken & Cured Salmon

Wine Profile

Wine Type White Wine

Vintage 2015

Style Crisp, Dry Whites

Country Hungary

Region Somlói

Grower Name Zsirai Winery

Grape Variety Furmint

ABV 14.00%

Closure Natural Cork

Allergens Sulphites

SKU 16144201

Grower

Zsirai Winery

Zsirai Winery

Wine maker Kata Zsirai is Hungary’s Young Wine Maker of the Year for 2018 and she has run the estate with her sister Petra since the death of their father Csaba in 2011.The family’s 18 hectares of vineyards are in Tokaj, Somlo and Villany from which they harvest their total production by hand. They only produce wine from the grapes that they grow and believe that… Read More

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Grape

Furmint

One of the three principle white grapes that are used in producing Tokaji. Originally used in producing the sweeter styles it can also be used to make delectable dry white wines. It is one of the most widely planted varieties in Hungary and produces concentrated, high acid white wines with flavours of fresh apples when young. Read More

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