Product DescriptionWine Enthusiast Review
A brilliant deep-gold color in the glass, this alluring Tokaji draws you in with heady aromas of dried pear, honeyed apricot and candied orange peel, then delivers in a big way with full-bodied roundness and flavors of dried apricot, pear compote and vanilla custard. Complex and extremely elegant, it has great balance of sweetness and acidity.
Wine Advocate Review
The 2008 Tokaji Aszu 5-Puttonyos is a blend of 75% Furmint, 15% Zeta and 10% Harslevelu (the first and last forming the base wine.) The berries were added to both the fermenting must but mostly finished wine, depending on the level of botrytis, then aged in barrel for 30 months. It has a very pure and clean nose, perhaps one of the most Sauternes-like I have come across, with yellow plum and quince aromas. The palate is clean and fresh on the entry with effervescent Satsuma, apricot and quince notes pricked with just the right amount of acidity (7.2 grams per liter, in case you were wondering.) This very feminine, balletic Tokaji - a little ingenue - is a perfect introduction to the delights of aszu wine. Drink now-2035+.
Wine Spectator Review
Spicy aromas lead to candied citrus and clove flavors in this elegant dessert white. Moderately sweet, with bright acidity and fine length. Drink now through 2022.
Wine Tasting Notes
Medium gold in appearance, with a fine, fresh bouquet of orange peel and flowers. On the palate it has an excellent balance, the sweetness being offset by fine acidity. There are flavors of tropical fruit and oranges with a great length. This is a perfect example of a five puttonyos wine.