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Evolucio Furmint 750 ml

Country: Hungary /

Region: Tokaj /

Style: Wine /

Size: 750 ml /

Vintage: 2021 /

Sku: 20594

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Affinits & Evolci come from the Tokaj region in Hungary. Tokaj is synonym of dessert wines and takes its name from the town of Tokaj-Hegyalja in the northern part of the country. Tokaj is a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2002. It also has the world's oldest classification system which started in 1730, several decades before Port wine and 120 years before Bordeaux. The classification system was completed by national census in 1772. Tokaj Asz was one of the Sun King Louis XIVs favorite wines; he famously called it the "King of Wines, and Wine of King's". Tokaji vineyards are located near the border with Slovakia and Ukraine and cover around 5000 ha, most planted against the south facing slopes. The area stretches over 85km long and 4km wide. The Bodrog and Tisza rivers dominate the plain and create the ideal conditions for Furmint and Hrslevel to ripen and develop noble rot. The climate of Tokaj is continental with relatively high temperature variations. On the plain the average yearly temperature is 9 to 10Centigrade, 21 C in July and -3 C in January. On the Mountain slopes the average annual temperature is higher by half a degree, yet winters are slightly colder. The average change of temperature is 13 C throughout the year; this coupled with long, sunny summers and dry and sun(more...)