' Nimrod Wines - Dry Furmint 2011

Furmint 2011 - Library Vintage

Grand Cru elegance and complexity, from an incredible vintage!

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This dry Furmint comes from Nagy-Eged hill as a special gift from a very good year. It was fermented and aged in 225 liter and 500 liter barrels on its lees for 8 months. The colour of the wine is glit and its initial aroma is discrete and elegant. A complex wine, it exhibits pear and apricot flavors, followed by limestone and flint overtones. This wine is smooth and soft, and when it opens its shows flavors of  vanilla, peach, and toasted seeds, followed by a nice long and clean finish. It is lovely now and will age very nicely in the bottle for years to come.

This great vintage scored a 90 point gold medal from the Beverage Tasting Institutes World Wine Championships and a 90 point rating from the Wine Enthusiast.

Production Notes

Excellent fruits, good vintage, high inner content.


2013. International Wine Challenge – Gold medal

Wine Profile

Vintage 2011
Varietal Composition 100% Furmint
Appellation Eger
Harvest Date 16. September 2011.
Sugar 22.5 MM
Acid 6.0 gr/l
PH 3.27
Aging Aged in 30% small hungarian oak barrels and in 70% 500 liters casks
Ageability +10 years
Fermentation It was fermented in 225 liters and 500 liters barrels.
Bottling Date 01. December, 2012.
Residual Sugar 5.5 g/l
Alcohol % 14.4 % V/V
Size 750 ml