2000 The Royal Tokaji Wine Company Betsek 6 Puttonyos 500ml
95 points Wine Spectator: "A racy style, oozing dried apricot and orange peel aromas, with candied orange and butterscotch flavors. The bracing acidity works in tandem with the chalky feel, releasing on the marmalade and vanilla finish. Drink now through 2035." 146 cases made. -BS(Web Only - 2009) The largest of Royal Tokaji's first growth vineyards, Betsek Vineyard is shaped like a half-moon and tilted northeast. The area where the vineyard is located is typically cold, lower portions of the vineyard have been known to actually freeze in the spring. The soil is dark humus mixed with volcanic clay, producing weighty, pungent wines with an earthy character.