Furmint, The Oddity, Tokaj – 2011 – 7 worldly wines to drink with Thanksgiving leftovers – Miami Herald
“Tokaji, Hungary: We know this region in Eastern Europe for its sweet wines that we call ‘Tokay.’ It is one of the oldest winemaking regions in the world and, despite years of communist mismanagement (or sheer ruin), has also always produced dry wines, especially from this grape, furmint. The aromas are like viognier’s (peach, apricot, spiced canned peach), the leanness and acidity like chenin blanc’s, the texture like viognier’s again. As a white wine, it is even slightly tannic on the finish. Delicious and intriguing both.”
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