2006 Vega Sicilia Oremus Tokaji Aszu 5 Puttonyos, Tokaj (500ml)

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Country: Hungary
Region: Tokaj
Grape Varietal: Furmint
Review Score: 95WA
Alcohol By Volume: 13.0%

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The 2006 Tokaji Aszu 5-Puttonyos will be released on the market in 2014. It manages to translate two styles of aszu: the sharp citric-driven Tokaji, thanks to its almost 12 grams per liter total acidity, and the fruit-driven style associated with a warm year. There is a little more residual sugar compared to previous vintages at 160 grams per liter and it was raised in oak for 30 months. It has a seductive, pure aszu bouquet with tropical fruit, dried honey, syrup of fig and orange zest that is very well-defined and already intense. The palate is medium-bodied with a very effervescent entry, Satsuma, grapefruit and mango all vying for attention. It is tight at the moment, even after four years in bottle, but it displays laser-like precision on the mineral finish. Excellent. Drink 2015-2035+

95 points, Wine Advocate (Issue # 210 - Dec 2013)