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1

At the confluence of which two rivers will you find Tokaj PDO?

Tisza
Bodrog

2

Who classified the vineyards of Tokaj in 1700?

Prince Rákóczy

3

Who owns Oremus?

Vega Sicilia

4

Who owns Disznoko?

AXA

5

Who owns Kiralyudvar?

Hwang Family (also own Huet)

6

How did Prince Rákóczy classify the vineyards and villages of Tokaj? When did this (allegedly) occur?

1st, 2nd and 3rd Growths
1700

7

How many Tokaj first growths are there?

74

8

What are the Great First Growths of Tokaj and in which villages are they located?

Mezes Maly (Honey Pot) - Tarcal
Szarvas - Tokaj

9

Which mountain range protects Tokaj PDO?

Carpathians

10

What are the grape varieties allowed for Tokaj PDO?

Furmint
Hárslevelú
Sárgamuscatály
Kabar
Zéta
Kövérszóló

11

What styles of wine can be produced within the Tokaj PDO apart from Aszú?

Sparkling wine - Peszgó
Dry white wines - Féher bor
Late harvest wines - Késói szüretelésú bor
Szamorodni- száraz or édes
Fordítás- száraz or édes
Máslás- száraz or édes

12

What is the minimum residual sugar for Tokaj Aszú?

120 g/L

13

What is the minimum residual sugar for Tokaj Eszencia?

450 g/L

14

Which Tokaj PDO categories were eliminated in time for the 2013 vintage?

Aszúeszencia
3-6 puttonyos labelling - can still be labelled with 5pt if over 120 g/L and 6pt if over 150 g/L

15

What is a gönc?

136L barrel used in Tokaj.
The number of 25kg puttony added to a gönc of wine or must determines the final sweetness of a Tokaji

16

What are the aging requirements for Tokaj PDO?

3 years total aging
18 months in oak

17

What is Szamorodni?

A wine, either dry or sweet, made from a combination of botrytis and healthy Tokaji grapes.
Must be aged in cask for minimum 2 years
Flor often develops

18

What is Fordítás?

A Tokaji wine, either dry or sweet, made from wine refermented with pressed/spent aszú grape paste

19

What is Máslás?

A Tokaji wine, either dry or sweet, made from wine refermented with spent Tokaji Aszú lees

20

Name three great Tokaji years

Truly great - 1988, 1993, 1999, 2000

Very good - 2001, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2013, 2017
Very poor 2009 - 2012

21

What is Egri Bikaver?

Bulls Blood
From Eger in Hungary
Must be a blend of four varieties, no one more than 50%
Must be 30-50% Kekfrankos

Blend of -
Kadarka (average quality local variety)
Zweigelt
Blauburger
Cabernet Franc
Cabernet Sauvignon
Merlot
Syrah
Pinot Noir
Kekoporto
Menoire
Turan
Biborkadarka

22

What are two possible labelling terms for Egri Bikaver PDO?

Superior and Grand Superior
Both stipulate:
max. combined 30% Cabernets Sauvignon and Franc
max 5% Turan
Biborkadarka not allowed