Behold the 2017 The Royal Tokaji Wine Co. Tokaji Aszu 6 Puttonyos Gold Label, a remarkable white wine hailing from the prestigious Tokaj region of Hungary. This proprietary blend showcases the artistry and expertise of The Royal Tokaji Wine Co., a producer renowned for their commitment to crafting exceptional wines.
In the glass, this wine exudes a captivating golden hue, inviting you to explore its intricacies. The nose is an enchanting symphony of aromas, starting with an intense burst of candied fig, dried pineapple, and ginger. Spice notes dance gracefully alongside hints of candied lemon, honeysuckle, and acacia honey, creating a sensory experience that is nothing short of divine.
On the palate, this Tokaji Aszu reveals its sweet and luscious nature, balanced by a zestiness of acidity that adds vibrancy and ensures a harmonious sip. As you indulge, lingering notes of honey and lemon grace your senses, leaving an indelible impression. The wine's center-palate is dense and tight, showcasing its complexity and structure.
Crafted from 100% furmint grapes sourced from single vineyards, this wine is a testament to the exceptional terroir of the region. It is a true embodiment of the Tokaj's rich winemaking heritage, a heritage that has been perfected over centuries.
Renowned wine critic James Suckling was captivated by this wine, awarding it an impressive score of 96. He praised its impressive nose and described it as already impressive, urging patience to allow it to fully open. Wine Enthusiast also awarded it a score of 96, noting its light amber color and intense flavors of yellow peach, honeycomb, and dried fig. Decanter, in their review for the Decanter World Wine Awards 2021, bestowed a score of 95, describing the wine as bright, fresh, and vibrant, with delicious purity of juicy fruit.
With an alcohol percentage of 10.5%, this Tokaji Aszu 6 Puttonyos Gold Label is an exquisite representation of the Tokaj region's winemaking mastery. It is a wine that deserves to be savored and celebrated, a true gem in the world of white wines. Whether enjoyed on its own or paired with a delectable dessert, this wine promises an unforgettable experience that will leave a lasting impression on any wine enthusiast.