Episode 145 – Hungry For a Wine From Hungary, We Taste a Furmint for the Upcoming Furmint Day

Episode 145 – Hungry For a Wine From Hungary, We Taste a Furmint for the Upcoming Furmint Day Episode 145 – Hungry For a Wine From Hungary, We Taste a Furmint for the Upcoming Furmint Day

In today’s episode, Shelley and Phil revisit a wine they tasted in Episode 041, two years ago, a Furmint from Hungary! Crisp and clean, this is a great alternative to Sauvignon Blanc AND it honors the upcoming Furmint Day, which is February 1! #HappyFriday! #ItsWineTime! #Cheersing #RawAndReal #100PercentHumanContent #ShrinkyDinky #RoséAllDayEveryDay 

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Wines this episode:   

  • 2020 Paijzos Tokaj Furmint (Stylus Wine and Vinyl Bar, $35) Between ? and ?

For more information the 2020 Paijzos Tokaj Furmint, please visit https://www.elliswines.co.uk/print/pdf/node/1782

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Carbonic maceration is a form of whole bunch fermentation, when whole bunches of uncrushed grapes are used in fermentation of red wines. It is most commonly associated with the Gamay grape and Beaujolais wines, although not exclusively. Some key flavours associated with carbonic maceration would be: Bubble gum, banana and strawberry.

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Mentions: Gary Vaynerchuck, Mark Schaefer, Matt Sparkman, L’Ecole No. 41, Stylus Wine and Vinyl Bar and Tito’s Italian Grill.

Wines we enjoyed this week: Eternal Wine Gratitude Merlot, Antinori Castello della Sala Bramito Chardonnay, Clearwater Canyon Estate Syrah, Luna Beberide Paixar Mencía Bierzo, Padrillos Malbec, Cave B Cuvée du Soleil, Williamson Vineyard Homestead Red Blend, Colosi Nero d’Avola and a Clayhouse Syrah.

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