2005 Royal Tokaji Wine Co. Tokaji Aszú 5 Puttonyos Red Label
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12 Ratings
2005 Royal Tokaji Wine Co. Tokaji Aszú 5 Puttonyos Red Label

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Winemaker's Notes

(From 2008 Vintage) This is a blend of carefully selected grapes from several of Royal Tokaji’s vineyards, using the 1st growth Nyulaszo vineyard as the benchmark. This wine is usually called Red Label in the USA and Blue Label in the rest of the world. As in all aszu wines, the three grape varieties are Furmint, Harslevelu and Muscat de Lunel. The characteristics are a vivid gold colour with honeyed apricot and orange peel flavours which are uplifted with dramatic acidity.

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    rated 44 in Wine Spectator top 100 wines of 2009

    over 4 years
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  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 2008 Vintage) Just one whiff of this wine reveals an intoxicating perfume of wildflower honey marked with zesty, fresh orange peel. An intensely concentrated honey elixir, it ripples persistently on the palate with a brilliant spray of Meyer lemon juice and a rich, vanilla cream note.