Château Dereszla Tokaji Aszú 5 Puttonyos
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Chateau Dereszla Tokaji Aszu 5 Puttonyos shows beautiful balance and complexity. Glazed peach and honey overflow from the nose, counterbalanced by lovely earthy nuances. On the palate, deep, roasted fruit notes are complemented by lively, fresh apricot and quince. This Tokaji is at once luscious yet sprightly, with a beautiful blossomy scent and a very fresh finish.
Grape Variety: Furmint, Hárslevelű
Bottle Size: 50cl
Closure: Natural cork
Style: Apricot and quince
Drink With: Bitter chocolate desserts or a fine cigar
The concentration of Aszú wine was traditionally defined by the number of puttony (25kg baskets or hods) of dough added to a gönc (136 litre barrel) of must. Nowadays, the puttony number is based upon the content of sugar and sugar-free extract in the mature wine. Aszú wines range from 1 puttonyos to 6 puttonyos in sweetness, with a further category called Aszú-Eszencia which is the undiluted free-run juice of the Aszú grapes.