Château Pajzos Tokaji Aszu 6 Puttonyos 2016
Grape varietals & region: The wine comprises a blend of Harslevelu, Furmint, Sargamuskotaly, Zeta and Koverszolo.
The vines that produce the fruit for this wine grow on south/southwest facing land in the Tokaj region, Hungary. The climate in Tokaj has very hot summers and cold winters, with warm days and cold nights in the autumn. The soil comprises of brown earth with clay strips mixing with andesite tuff. This means that the ground has excellent heat-retaining properties to grapes ripen beautifully and become supreme aszú berries.
Taste profile: The wine is brilliant gold in colour. The nose has clean and bright aromas of drippy honey, apricots and melon. Its high acidity balances beautifully with the wine's light body and residual sugar content. Layering notes of white peaches, apricot, melon, honeycomb and marzipan fill the palate. These enticing flavours persist well into a long finish. Sweet and complex with fantastic ageing potential.
Winemaking process: The wine ages for 3 years in 220L Szerednyei oak barrels from the Zemplén hills.