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2007 Royal Tokaji Essencia

  • 100 WA
  • Variety
    Tokaji Blend

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SKU: 257718-2007

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  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 100

    The 2007 Essencia from the Royal Tokaji Wine Company, the fifth made in the modern era, is an otherworldly wine that has difficulty fitting into the definition of |wine.| My Pavlovian reaction tasting it from bottle was identical to my reaction when I tasted it at the winery in September 2014. You cannot help but laugh at the sheer audacity of its syrupy pour into your glass or preferably on to a spoon. (As an aside, I strongly recommend this traditional method of consuming Essencia. I can only analogize to Asian cuisine tasting better with chopsticks. So Essencia should be consumed by spoon like a child receiving medicine and inside every one of 2,057 lacquered presentation boxes there is a free, hand-blown, crystal spoon. Do use them.)
    Drink Dates: 2015-2020
    Author: Neal Martin
    Issue: Interim - May 2015
  • Vinous | Rating: 100

    The 2007 Essencia is the fifth made in the modern era, and it continues to defy the definition of wine. It gloops onto the spoon, the best way to consume this astonishing elixir. The palate electrifies the senses with almost overwhelming sweetness of apricot, Japanese plum and marmalade, while the acidity miraculously keeps everything on an even keel – not easy to do with a payload of 560gm/L residual sugar! Profound and probably destined to last for eternity. You can even drive home afterwards thanks to the 1.65% alcohol. Tasted at a private dinner in Hong Kong. (2,057 presentation boxes produced)
    Drink Dates: 2019 - 2200
    Author: Neal Martin
    Issue: Jul 2019
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  • Collector Data For This Wine

    • 5 bottles owned
    • 1 collectors