Tasting Note                         

95   2006  Royal Tokaji   Tokaji Aszú 5 Puttonyos   (Tokaj, Hungary)   2/16/14 ($35 - 500 mL)

 mostly Furmint with small amounts of Hárslevelu and Muscat de Lunel   10.0% alc    178g residual sugar per liter
Color: Bright, deep burnt orange, Grand Marnier-like. (3.5) Bouquet: Botrytis, orange peel and basil complement very ripe poached pear and apricot fruit. (3.5) Body: Solid middleweight with great elegance, outstanding fruit and excellent acidity. Richness and silkiness coat the mouth. (3.5) Flavor: Concentrated mandarin orange and peach combine with the flavors found in the bouquet. Delicious and very easy to drink. (3.5) Finish: Less distinctive than the flavor with more sweetness. Mandarin orange and botrytis linger. (3.0)
Overall: Shows great elegance and precision with flavors of mandarin orange, peach, poached pear, apricot, basil and botrytis. Delicious and Oh, so easy to drink. (17)

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