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The Winery

Supplier to many Michelin star restaurants in Budapest (Costes and Borkonyha) and famous international fine dining restaurants the Ledbury in London or Boulud Sud Restaruant in New York, this winery is a very important piece of the Tokaj terroir. Barta Tokaj's Chief Winemaker Vivien Újvári looks after the terroir, 80% of vineyards planted with Furmint producing 2 different dry Furmint varietals made every year as well as Hungary's renowned Tokaji Aszú. Barta's limited annual production is 1250 cases.

Wines

Hárslevelű

Beeswax and lime aromas. Ben: peach and grapefruit. Long salty mineral acidity with hints of grapefruit pith. Honeyed, creamy fruit – hints of oak? with long acidic length. 13.5% alc. Similar to a Rhine Riesling – but the presence of oak is a give away. Long fresh, elegant.

Elizabeth Gabay MW 2013

Barta Furmint

Beeswax and petrol aromas. Honeyed, dried fruit, rich,with long white peach acidity, with fine mineral length. 13% alc. Tastes older, more mature complex fruit character.

Elizabeth Gabay MW 2015

Egy kis Furmint
Barta Sweet Szamorodni

Literally “as it comes” in Polish and made from whole bunches partially affected by noble rot.It shows true Tokaji character with hints of dried apricot, honey, ripe apple and vanilla overtones. Its silky sweetness is balanced by vibrant acidity givng a clean bright finish.

Elizabeth Gabay MW 2012

Barta Tokaji Aszú, 6 Puttonyos

Pale gold. Lucsious honey, peach and apricot fruit. Hnts of ginger, dried peach, honeyed. Very clean, fresh pure fruit. Ben, slightly salty finish.

Elizabeth Gabay MW 2013

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