Chateau Megyer Tokaji Furmint 2013
- Rated 4.5 stars
- Reviewed by: Treve Ring
- Published on: June 15, 2016
- Last modified: June 15, 2016
Located in Tokaji-Hegyalja in northeastern Hungary, the Megyer estate was classified as “First Growth” in 1772 by royal decree. Furmint, so often associated with the legendary long-lived Tokaji dessert wines, is capable of making complex, bone-dry, phenolic, mineral-laden and herbal dry white wines, which is certainly the case here. Hay, salted lemon, green fig, pear skin, green apple blossom, wild herbs and broken stone fill the medium-bodied frame. 8 months in stainless steel preserve the freshness, while a thin cushion of oil-slicked lees provides grounding. A striking intro to dry furmint and a brilliant value too.