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Royal Tokaji Borászati Zrt.
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White wine 2014 dry The Oddity, Tokaj-Hegyalja, Hungary

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13%
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Variety: Furmint.
Registration number : #RT-L5228

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 2 August 2016

Hungary has a very old viticulture culture, because wines from Sopron and Eger were already known in the 13th century. The Greeks led the viticulture in Hungary from the southeast the Danube and its tributary Tisza upwards and the Romans from the west across the Pannonian plain to Lake Balaton. In spite of Huns, Vandals, Goths, Tatars and Ottomans over many centuries, wine has always been grown in this area. Even the Ottomans, who occupied most of the country for about 160 years, repressed despite alcohol ban Viticulture did not like the taxes, but the development was hampered during this time. According to a rather legendary tradition...

The white grape variety comes from Hungary. The etymology of the name is unknown despite many hypotheses. There are over 130 Synonyms, which testifies the old age and the wide distribution. The most important alphabetically grouped by country are Malvasia Verde ( Brazil ); White Landstock, Zapfner, Zopfner ( Germany ); Furmint Blanc, Sauvignon Vert, Tokay ( France ); Furmint Bianco, Furmint Giallo ( Italy ); Moslavac, Moslavac Bijeli, Pošipel, Pošipon, Sipelj, Šipon ( Croatia ); Luttenberger, flour white, Mosler, Moster, Seestock, seaweed berry, Weißlaber, Weißlabler, Weißlauber (...

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