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August / September 2017

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80 { THE SOMM JOURNAL } AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2017 { north of the border } MODERN WINES Old World, THE SOMM JOURNAL CONTINUES TO CELEBRATE THE YEAR OF FURMINT WITH TWO DINNERS IN CANADA by Rachel Burkons PHOTO COURTESY VINUM TOKAJ INTERNATIONAL Furmint wines from Hungary's Mad Wine and Szent Tamás Winery made a splash in recent tastings in Toronto and Vancouver. Left to right: Grand Tokaj's Dry by Tokaj, a newly released regional-level dry Furmint blend; Mád Furmint, a charming village-level blend; Szent Tamás Winery's single-vineyard estate Furmint; and Mád Late Harvest, a more traditional Furmint-based botrytized wine.

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