Category Archives: Tokaji

Royal Tokaji 5 Puttonyos 2006

The Royal Tokaji Company, Tokaji, Aszu, 5 Puttonyos 2006  The nose weaves notes of caramel of honey with dried tropical fruits.  The mouth shows the rich bounty of  good Tokaji, viscous yet tangy, dried apricots and brown sugar – delightful. … Continue reading

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Sweet Treats

Paradise Ridge Winery Russian River Valley Ode to Joy Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc 2005 Lots of complexity in this wine, with honey galore. This dessert wine was crafted to honor the memory of Marijke Byck-Hoenselaars. 330 g/l sugar at harvest. … Continue reading

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Hungary Reigns

The previous tasting in the California and Europe class in San Francisco pitted Baumard against Oremus. Tonight’s flight brings in a different top-flight producer, this time from Sauternes. Both the Raymond-Lafon and the Oremus will be tasted side-by-side. In both … Continue reading

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