The Furmint grapes are hand-harvested from 20-year-old vines. The grapes are pressed and transferred to stainless steel for fermentation. Post fermentation 50% of Tornai's Premium Furmint is aged in 500 L Hungarian oak, on the lees, for 3 months, and 50% remains stainless steel. After which the two wines are blended and given time to harmonize and settle before bottling.
Premium Furmint Nagy Somlói
- Tornai Pincészet
- Somlo, Hungary
Method & Production
Stone fruits on the nose, followed by citrus, and a crushed stone character. Subtle integration of oak. Typicity, vibrant palate, minerality, rich fruit, and a touch of creamy oak on the finish.
Caesar salad, poultry, and creamy pasta dishes.