Tokaj wine region

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Tokaj wine region (Tokaji borvidék Vinohradnícka oblasť Tokaj ) or Tokaj-Hegyalja wine region (short Tokaj-Hegyalja or Hegyalja) is a historical wine region located in northeastern Hungary and southeastern Slovakia.wikipedia
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Tokaji

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However, its fame long predated this distinction because it is the origin of Tokaji aszú wine, the world's oldest botrytized wine.
Tokaji (of Tokaj ) or Tokay is the name of the wines from the Tokaj wine region (also Tokaj-Hegyalja wine region or Tokaj-Hegyalja) in Hungary or the adjoining Tokaj wine region in Slovakia.

Tokaj (Slovakia)

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Due to the Treaty of Trianon, a smaller part of the historical wine region now belongs to Slovakia.
The two vine-growing areas were once part of greater Tokaj wine region (also Tokaj-Hegyalja wine region or Tokaj-Hegyalja) of the Kingdom of Hungary.

Noble rot

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However, its fame long predated this distinction because it is the origin of Tokaji aszú wine, the world's oldest botrytized wine.
When vineyard classification began in 1730 in the Tokaj region, one of the gradings given to the various terroirs centered on their potential to develop Botrytis cinerea.

Furmint

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Furmint is a white Hungarian wine grape variety that is most noted widely grown in the Tokaj-Hegyalja wine region where it is used to produce single-varietal dry wines as well as being the principal grape in the better known Tokaji dessert wines.

Appellation

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Historically, the world's first exclusive (protected) vineyard zone was introduced in Chianti, Italy in 1716 and the first wine classification system in Tokaj-Hegyalja, Hungary, in 1730.

Hungary

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Tokaj wine region (Tokaji borvidék Vinohradnícka oblasť Tokaj ) or Tokaj-Hegyalja wine region (short Tokaj-Hegyalja or Hegyalja) is a historical wine region located in northeastern Hungary and southeastern Slovakia.
The country can be divided to six wine regions: North-Transdanubia, Lake Balaton, South-Pannónia, Duna-region or Alföld, Upper-Hungary and Tokaj-Hegyalja.

Zéta

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It was introduced to the Tokaj-Hegyalja wine region of Hungary in 1951 and authorized for production in 1990.

Hungarian wine

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It is also one of the seven larger wine regions of Hungary (Tokaji borrégió).
Since 1989, there has been renewed interest in the traditional varieties and a lot of new investment, particularly in Tokaj-Hegyalja.

Francis II Rákóczi

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The repute of Tokaji wine was enhanced when in 1703, Francis II Rákóczi, prince of Transylvania, gave King Louis XIV of France a gift of numerous bottles of wine from his Tokaj estate.
Relying on the prevalent anti-Habsburg sentiment, remnants of Thököly's peasant army started a new uprising in the Hegyalja region of Northeastern present-day Hungary, which was part of the property of the Rákóczi family.

Tokaj

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It is the centre of the Tokaj-Hegyalja wine district where Tokaji wine is produced.

Kövérszőlő

Kövérszőlő is a variety of grape indigenous to the Transylvania wine region, but is also grown in Tokaj-Hegyalja wine region of Hungary.

Kabar (grape)

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Kabar, also known as Tarcal 10, is a crossing of Hárslevelű and Bouvier and was authorised for production in the Tokaj-Hegyalja region of Hungary in 2006.

Hárslevelű

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The grape is native to the Carpathian Basin and is planted in several Hungarian wine regions, but most prominently in the tiny wine region of Somló, and especially in Tokaj-Hegyalja, where it is blended with Furmint to produce Tokaji Aszú and other dessert wines.

Wine

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Tokaj wine region (Tokaji borvidék Vinohradnícka oblasť Tokaj ) or Tokaj-Hegyalja wine region (short Tokaj-Hegyalja or Hegyalja) is a historical wine region located in northeastern Hungary and southeastern Slovakia.

Slovakia

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Due to the Treaty of Trianon, a smaller part of the historical wine region now belongs to Slovakia. Tokaj wine region (Tokaji borvidék Vinohradnícka oblasť Tokaj ) or Tokaj-Hegyalja wine region (short Tokaj-Hegyalja or Hegyalja) is a historical wine region located in northeastern Hungary and southeastern Slovakia.

World Heritage Site

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Tokaj has been declared a World Heritage Site in 2002 under the name Tokaj Wine Region Historic Cultural Landscape.

Treaty of Trianon

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Due to the Treaty of Trianon, a smaller part of the historical wine region now belongs to Slovakia.

List of grape varieties

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Celts

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A number of experts claim that viticulture could have started in the Tokaj region as early as in the Celtic times, that is BC.

Anno Domini

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A number of experts claim that viticulture could have started in the Tokaj region as early as in the Celtic times, that is BC.