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Used to make both dry and dessert wines. In a sweet wine it is especially used for the creation of Ruster Ausbruch. The Furmint grape ripens late and has a soft skin which is easily damaged and thus allows the grape to dehydrate quickly. It is the main varietal used in the Tokaji wines of Hungary.
Review by Wine & Spirits 92 given by Wine & Spirits.
Although once widely cultivated in Burgenland, furmint had nearly been forgotten with Robert Wenzel planted it in 1984. Now his son makes several styles, including this delicate sweet version. The
Review by Wine Advocate 92 given by Wine Advocate.
The 2004 Ruster Ausbruch Saz seems dominated by Muscat in the nose, with candied lemon rind, apricot preserves, and herbal essences. Creamy and oily in texture and with concentrated richness,
Review by Wine Spectator 92 given by Wine Spectator.
Spicy, with a rich amber hue and flavors of glazed apricot, baked pineapple and ruby grapefruit. There's plenty of sea salt and spice on the luscious finish.
Review by Wine Enthusiast 94 given by Wine Enthusiast.
This blend of Furmint and Gelber Muskatellerâ€”the traditional blend for Ruster Ausbruchâ€”is a refreshingly delicate wine, showing delicious apricot freshness as well as the proper honeyed touch. The acidity powers