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.
Below is a listing of the wine review scores we frequently reference in our notes. While these sources remain an excellent source of information, we always recommend that you trust your own palate. Scores in these publications often represent the personal taste of an individual critic, which may not always coincide with your own. We have a huge team of excellent wine professionals that can match wines you've had in the past with new arrivals that meet your flavor profile.
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