Disznókő Tokaji Aszú 5 Puttonyos 2013
Golden colour in appearance. Intense floral nose with notes of apricot, plum, nectarine. Its structure is ample with good ripe acidity. Fresh fruits and citrus aromas. With the vivacious acidity balancing the sweetness, Disznókő Tokaji Aszú 5 puttonyos can be savoured on its own, instead of dessert, at the end of the meal or chilled as a refreshing aperitif or with canapés, pâtés, or foie gras. Also excellent with a wide range of dishes such as poultry, white meat with cream-based sauces, mushroom or seafood risotto. East Asian, slightly spicy dishes such as Thai green curry chicken. With younger, not too salty blue cheeses, or simply with fruit (apricot, pears or fruit salads) or fruit-based desserts (e.g. apricot tart, fruit cake, mandarin sorbet).
Round and creamy, with hints of praline and vanilla-infused pastry cream enriching the poached apricot, glazed clementine and candied ginger flavors. Features a citrus peel acidity that keeps this well-balanced and refreshed on the spiced finish. Drink now through 2028. 6,000 cases made, 500 cases imported.
The 2013 Tokaji Aszu 5 Puttonyos has a gorgeous bouquet of dried honey, quince and gingerbread scents, all beautifully defined. The palate is very well balanced with a viscous opening, although there is very little heaviness here. and the discreet bitter edge on the finish counterbalances the residual sugar. Hints of caramel linger on the aftertaste. Lovely.