Dry Furmint - good or bad?
25 Jun 2008 by JR
See also today’s Hungarian tasting notes . To continue the debate for and against Dry Furmint in Tokaj, as outlined in Victoria Daskal’s article Running Dry in Tokaj last week, I reproduce the arguments in favour of it evinced by Hungarian wine writer Gabriella Mész á ros when I asked her about it last year: 1)      The whole Tokaj-Hegyalja is nothing more than 500 different small volcanoes based on extremely sophisticated soils. Producing sweet wines – however good they are – is not the same as making dry ones. You cannot detect the differences and...

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