Furmint (white)

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[Grape Variety]

Susceptible to raisining and noble rot (known as aszú in Hungary's Tokaji), this full-bodied, high acid quality grape is the major partner in the blend with Hárslevelú which makes up Tokaji, the rich, long-lived wines of the Tokaj region in Hungary, now undergoing a revival thanks to western investments.

Image: Furmint by Vermorel et Viala

It can produce a good, fiery dry white too. It's also grown in Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia and Romania.

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