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Kiralyudvar 2007 Tokaji Cuvee Ilona

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Kiralyudvar 2007 Tokaji Cuvee Ilona is a late harvest dessert wine named for owner Tony Hwang's wife

Királyudvar 2007 Tokaji Cuvée Ilona
Tokaj-Hegyalja, Hungary

Tony Hwang, owner of Domaine Huet in Vouvray, purchased Kiralyudvar (pronounced KEE-rye-oohd-var) in 1997. The Cuvée Ilona is a late harvest dessert wine named for Hwang's wife. Composed of 70 percent Furmint and 30 percent Harslevelu, the 2007 boasts candied orange, apricot, custard and honey flavors with a touch of spice. At a modest 10 percent alcohol, the wine shows an excellent balance of acidity and sugar.

Rating: 14/20
Price: $45 (500 ml)



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