Flashcards in Hungary Deck (22):
At the confluence of which two rivers will you find Tokaj PDO?
Who classified the vineyards of Tokaj in 1700?
Who owns Oremus?
Who owns Disznoko?
Who owns Kiralyudvar?
Hwang Family (also own Huet)
How did Prince Rákóczy classify the vineyards and villages of Tokaj? When did this (allegedly) occur?
1st, 2nd and 3rd Growths
How many Tokaj first growths are there?
What are the Great First Growths of Tokaj and in which villages are they located?
Mezes Maly (Honey Pot) - Tarcal
Szarvas - Tokaj
Which mountain range protects Tokaj PDO?
What are the grape varieties allowed for Tokaj PDO?
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
What is the minimum residual sugar for Tokaj Aszú?
What is the minimum residual sugar for Tokaj Eszencia?
Which Tokaj PDO categories were eliminated in time for the 2013 vintage?
3-6 puttonyos labelling - can still be labelled with 5pt if over 120 g/L and 6pt if over 150 g/L
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
What are the aging requirements for Tokaj PDO?
3 years total aging
18 months in oak
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
What is Fordítás?
A Tokaji wine, either dry or sweet, made from wine refermented with pressed/spent aszú grape paste
What is Máslás?
A Tokaji wine, either dry or sweet, made from wine refermented with spent Tokaji Aszú lees
Name three great Tokaji years
Truly great - 1988, 1993, 1999, 2000
Very good - 2001, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2013, 2017
Very poor 2009 - 2012
What is Egri Bikaver?
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)