Crown Estates Tokaji Aszu 6 Puttonyos 2013 50cl
Is it made by the king of wines, or is it a wine of kings - This is Tokaji Aszu. A rich honeyed desert wine balanced with refreshing acidity from the Tokaj-hegyalja region, made using wine making techniques dating back to 1631. Aszu wines are made when, aided by climatic conditions, botytis concentrates the grape sugars in the hand picked, raisin like grapes - Aszu berries. The wine is aged skillfully for a minimum of 24 months.
The Puttonyos number indicates the amount of Aszu grapes used and the level of sweetness.