' Nimrod Wines - Dry Furmint 2012

Furmint 2012 - Library Vintage

Famed native varietal, in a stunning dry style

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Grand Cru

This elegant Furmint comes from the best terroir in Eger, the Nagy Eged hill. We are lucky to call part of this site our own and from it we produce only our most unique and rare wines. It was fermented and aged in 225 and 500 liter barrels on lees for 8 months. It is a complex, golden colored wine, exhibiting pear and apricot flavors with flinty overtones. It starts with a discreet and elegant aroma and opens into flavors of vanilla, peach and toasted seeds, ending with a pleasant and long finish.

Tasting Notes

A complex wine, exhibiting pear and apricot flavors with limestone and flint overtones. When it opens, our Furmint exhibits flavors of vanilla, peach, and toasted seeds, with a smooth, soft, and long finish.

Vineyard Designation

Grand Cru

Vineyard Notes

Nagy Eged is a Grand Cru terroir and is the highest vineyard in the region at 1500 feet. The soil here is primarily limestone.

Production Notes

Only 985 bottles were made

Wine Profile

Vintage 2012
Wine Style Dry White Wine
Appellation Eger
Harvest Date September 16th, 2012
PH 3.46
Barrel Aging 8 months 70% Standard oak barrels 30% Small oak barrels
Ageability 5-10 years
Alcohol % 12.89
Size 750 ml