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White wine 2013 dry dry by tokaj, Tokaj-Hegyalja, Hungary

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: Up to 5.00 €
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Maturing: Steel
Varieties: Furmint 84%,
Hárslevelü 14%,
Sárgamuskotály 2%.
Registration number : #227730

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 4 February 2015

Hungary has a very old wine culture, because wines from Sopron and Eger were already known in the 13th century. The Greeks started wine growing in Hungary from the southeast Danube and its tributary the Tisza upwards and the Romans from the west across the Pannonian Plain to Lake Balaton. Despite invasions of the Huns, Vandals, Goths, Tartars and Ottomans over many centuries, wine was always grown in this area. Even the Ottomans, who occupied most of the country for around 160 years, oppressed despite alcohol ban the viticulture did not like to take the taxes for it, but the development was inhibited during this time. According to a rather...

The white grape variety comes from Hungary. Despite many hypotheses, the etymology of the name is unknown. There are over 130 Synonyms, which testifies to the old age and the widespread use. The main alphabetically grouped by country are Malvasia Verde ( Brazil ); Weißer 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, Seeineinbeere, Weißlaber, Weißlabler, Weißlauber ( Austria );...

The white grape variety comes from Hungary. The name means "linden leaf" and is derived from the distantly similar leaf shape and the aroma of the large, loose- Grapes. Synonyms are Feuille de Tilleul ( France ); Lipolist, Lipolist Biyali ( Croatia ); Lamb's tail, linden-leaved, linden-leaved, white ( Austria ); Lipovina ( Slovakia. Czech Republic ); Budai Fehér, Budai Goher, Harch Levelu, Hárslevele, Hárslevelu, Hársleveleue, Harst Levelyu, Hárzevelu, Hosszunyelü Féher, Kerekes, Kereklevelü ( Hungary ).

Hárslevelü - grape and leaf

Despite apparently suggestive synonyms or morphological No...

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