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Tokaji (Hungary)

Tokaji Wine

Tokay, Tokaj, or Tokaji is the name of a famous sweet wine from the Tokaj region in Hungary and Slovakia.

Serving Temperature

8-10°C (46-50°F) Aperitif
14-16°C (57-60°F) Meditation

Flavors

Lime
Lime
Mandarin
Mandarin
Apricot
Apricot
Peach
Peach
Pear
Pear
Pineapple
Pineapple
Honey
Honey
Brown Sugar
Brown Sugar
Acacia
Acacia
Figs
Figs
Nuts
Nuts
Ginger
Ginger
Vanilla
Vanilla
Truffle
Truffle
Smoke
Smoke
Mineral
Mineral

Typical flavors of Tokaji wines are: Citrus. Apricot. Peach. Pear. Pineapple. Brown Sugar. Floral (Acacia. Chamomile). Herbal (Dill. Mint). The barrel aging adds: Ginger. Vanilla. Coffee. Dried Fruit. Nuts. Smoke.

Food Pairing Tokaji

Meditation
Meditation
Foie Gras
Foie
Gras
Fruit Pie
Cheesecake
Blue Cheese
Blue
Cheese

A Tokaji is an elegant companion to many desserts. As a rule of thumb: make sure that the sweetness of the wine is greater than the sweetness of the dessert.

Fois Gras. Cheesecake. Crème Caramel. Strudel. Hazelnut or Walnut Desserts. Blue Cheese. Roquefort.

About Tokaji

Tokaji is the oldest appelation in the world. It appeared in 1732.

When the grapes are fully ripe, they get affected by a fungus called Botrytis and start to dehydrate.

The humidity of the autumn`s fog and rivers proximity is essential to garantee a slow dehydration.

Some Tokajs are the sweetest wines in the world and they have an aging potential of 200 years.

Tokay Cellar

Around 200 Tokaj cellars exists in the town of Tokaj (Hungary).

Alcohol can be addictive. Drink in moderation.

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