TOKAJ AT VINAGORA 2017: GOLD AND SWEET

0

Sixteen out of Tokaj's twenty-four award-winning entries were sweet wines, mostly Aszús, at this year’s VinAgora Wine Competition. The Champion award in the Botrytised Wines Category was awarded to Szerencs-based Chateau Cloche's 2013 Aszú, and the Best Furmint Varietal Award was again scooped by a Tokaji wine, this time Dobogó's Furmint 2015. Three Grand Golds were also won by Grand Tokaj's 2013 6 puttonyos Aszú, Pajzos's 2011 5 puttonyos Aszú and Pauleczki-Vin's Muscat Lunel Aszúesszencia 2007, respectively.

A little-heard-of name on the list, Dula is a family based in the Eger Wine Region and making wines from 35 hectares there. They also have three hectares in the village of Tolcsva in the Tokaj region, from which they produce about 2000 to 2500 bottles of Aszú a year.

VinAgora is Hungary’s leading wine competition and a truly international event, attracting hundreds of entries from over a dozen countries the world over. One of the key criteria of the VinAgora Awards is that a maximum of one-third of all entries may be awarded.

Here is a summary of Tokaj's results:

Award Winery Wine
Grand Tokaj Tokaji Aszú 6 puttonyos 2013
Pajzos Tokaji Aszú 5 puttonyos 2011
Pauleczki-Vin Tokaji Muscat Lunel Aszúesszencia 2007
Bodnár Tokaji Aszú 2013
Chateau Cloche Tokaji Aszú 2013*
Dobogó  Tokaji Furmint 2015**
Dula Tokaji Aszú 5 puttonyos 2006
Evinor/Simkó Tokaji Aszúesszencia 2008
Gróf Degenfeld Tokaji Aszú 6 puttonyos 2013
Pajzos  Tokaji Furmint Selection 2015
Pannon Tokaj Dominium Tokaji Aszú 6 puttonyos 2013
Patricius Tokaji Szamorodni 2013
Pauleczki-Vin Tokaji Muscat Lunel Aszú 6 puttonyos 2000
Péter Pincészet Tokaji Furmint 2015
Péter Pincészet Tokaji Aszú 6 puttonyos 2013
Szent Tamás Szent Tamás Furmint 2013
Tokajicum Tokaji Late Harvest 2013
Tolcsva-Bor/Sajgó Tokaji Aszú 6 puttonyos 2013
Tolcsva-Bor/Sajgó Tokaji Aszú 5 puttonyos 2011
Grand Tokaj Késői Szüretelésu Sárgamuskotály 2015
Hangavári*** Tokaji Lapis Furmint 2015
Mád Hill Tokaji "Riolit" Furmint 2015
Obzidián Bormanufaktúra Tokaji Furmint 2016
Péter Pincészet Tokaji Kabar 2016

* Winner of a Botrytised Wine Champion Award 
** Winner of the Best Furmint Varietal Award
*** Formerly known as Hudácskó

Share.

Comments are closed.