Furmint


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Furmint is one of the most important Hungarian varieties famously used in Tokaji Aszú dessert wines, but also available as a dry wine in a similar in style to Riesling.

Primary Flavors

  • Meyer Lemon
  • Green Apple
  • Ginger
  • Smoke
  • Pepperocini

Taste Profile

Dry

Light Body

None Tannins

High Acidity

11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    45–55°F / 7-12°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    White

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    10+ Years

Food Pairing

With it’s green spicy flavors and bracing acidity, Furmint complements herb-crusted poultry or fish. Try it with delicate Asian dishes like sushi or dumplings.

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