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1999 Szepsy Tokaji Essencia


Price: 550,00 €
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Producer: SZEPSY ISTVÁN
Description

Lucky is the one, who ever tastes an Essencia from Tokaj´s icon István Szepsy. He released Essencia only for the vintages 1996 and 1999, at very low quantities. A real collector´s gem.

sze-es99-et producer: SZEPSY ISTVÁN
location: Mád
grape varieties: 80% Furmint, 20% Lindenblättriger
vineyards: Nyulas, Király
maturation: 4 years 
alcoholic content: 2 % vol
residual sugar content: 642 g/l
sugarfree extracts: 148 g/l
acidity: 14,5 g/l
volume: 0,375 l

„A wine of truthful monumental density, sweetness and oppulence of extracts, certainly the greatest Hungarian wine since 1945 or even longer!“
Mario Scheuermann, wine writer
talk-about-wine.de, December 2003

„Weighing in at a huge 2.8% this motor-oil thick golden fluid packs incredible sweetness. Very young, this is going to need a couple of decades to broaden out and mellow at the moment it's extremely impressive, endlessly deep and quite possiblythe sweetest thing you will ever drink ... “
cellartracker.com, July 2010
(2009 Bordeaux En Primeur Tasting, London)

„ummm yeah.. well it just bottled so its less than imposible to judge. also we are talking 600 RS, 3% alc...and yet its clean clear and bright...how? dont ask me. like in the previous wine - the oak shows. spices and orages/lemons, sweet sucking candy, amazingly pure... WOW. 96 points.
cellartracker.com, February 2007
(2005 Botrytis Forum, New York)

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