Sanzon Tokaj

Sanzon Tokaj

The Winery

Sanzon Tokaj is a small boutique winery in the lovely village of Erdőbénye, in the heart of Tokaj owned by Erika Rácz and her husband Gergely Jánosi. 3 hectares, organic cultivation, limited selection of wines. Get your hands on these wines if you would like to mesmerise your consumers something very special. Founded in 2014, on a small parcell of 0,3ha inherited from her parents, Erika was born in small village in Tokaj-Hegyalja, they always had grapes and wines. They cultivated three sites: Rány, Meszes and Nyakvágó with the 2 main grape of the PDO Furmint and Hárslevelű. They make elegant and unique wines with richness of the terroir and fruitiness of the grapes. No chemicals, farmed with minimal intervention, on a biodynamic way. Erika believes unique good wines are made keeping the balance of fruity aromas and showing the characteristic of a terroir, therefore she is combining both cold fermentation and ageing in stainless steel and in oak barrels (Stockinger made from austrian oak and Hungarian Kádár made from Zempléni oak). Their sortiment mainly includes dry wines and sparkling wine from the last 3 harvest and 2017 will be our first vintage to have sweet Szamorodni.

Wines

Sanzon Blanc 2016
Furmint, Hárslevelű

“Soft, slightly waxy, slightly minerally, subtle earthiness; lively citrus-sharp acidity, lively on the palate, lime lime blossom, crisp apples, a touch of salty minerality on finish.”
Peter McCombie MW

Sanzon Blanc 2016
Furmint

“Savoury, mealy, flinty, volcanic, zesty, fresh palate, rounded with texture, decent length. Good food wine”

Peter McCombie MW

Sanzon Classic
Sanzon Classic 2016

“Good Furmint tipicity, subtle notes of ginger honey cake, ripe nectarine, smoke; rich yet taut, with firm backbone of lime and minerals, quite long. hint of grip on finish. Good food wine, youthful and sharp.”

Peter McCombie MW

Sanzon Classic Furmint
Sanzon Classic Furmint 2015
(Decanter Bronze, 2017)

“Tight, ‘mineral’ slightly exotic (hint of botrytis perhaps?) fruit salad compote; good weight and fruity richness, with nice baalncing zesty acidity, good balance.”

Peter McCombie MW

Sanzon Rany
Sanzon Rány Furmint 2016

“Softer, less aromatic than Classic version, subdued, mineral, with subtle promise of complexity; taut, firm, structured palate.”

Peter McCombie MW

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