Furmint 2011, HEIDI SCHROECK

£23.72
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Product code
4312038
Austria  Burgenland 

Still fresh but starting to get a little mature flavour pushing through, including some sneaky petrol aromas as well! Here we have a beautiful, bone-dry, Furmint with great character. It is a shimmering pale yellow/green with a nose of green apple and plenty of vegetal undertones. In the mouth there is an immediate, refreshing, hit of kiwi and apple with an underlying creaminess that is sustained through the long finish, where fruit flavours become almost like sherbet and the acidity sets the mouth watering and begging for more.  This is a delightful wine.

Features Unoaked, Vegetarian and Vegan
Style White, Still, Dry, Single Variety
Last Tasted 10 Oct 2018
Varieties
  • Alpine Wines Grape Varieties: Furmint

Although most people will associate Furmint with the wonderful sweet wines of Hungary, it would be a mistake to think that was all there was to this grape.

 Here we have a beautiful, bone-dry, Furmint with great character. It is a shimmering pale yellow/green with a nose of green apple and plenty of vegetal undertones. In the mouth there is an immediate, refreshing, hit of kiwi and apple with an underlying creaminess that is sustained through the long finish, where fruit flavours become almost like sherbet and the acidity sets the mouth watering and begging for more.

 This is a delightful wine.

Flo says of the 2012 (July 2018): This wine has mellowed with time, still has notes of kiwi and apple but ageing has calmed the acidity. 

Ben says of the 2011 (October 2018): Absolutely lovely! Still fresh but starting to get a little mature flavour pushing through, including some sneaky petrol aromas as well!

More Information
Winemaker Heidi Schroeck
Country Austria
Bottle Size 75cl
Style White, Still, Dry, Single Variety
Region Burgenland
Variety Furmint
Vintage 2011
Last Tasted 10 Oct 2018
Keeps at least until 2020
Alcohol 13.5
Ripeness Normal
Case Size 6
Composition Furmint 100%
Winemaking No Malolactic
Aged In Steel
Key Features Unoaked, Vegetarian and Vegan
Available from Online Exclusive
Bought In (year) 2010
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