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2018 Homonna Hatari Furmint

Tokaj, Hungary

Lush, dry, and textural Furmint from a pioneering Hungarian natural winemaker.

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$105.00

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About The Wine

"Hatari" is the name of the first vineyard that Attila Homonna bought when he started his natural, organic winemaking label back in 1999. Starting with vines that were over 100 years old, the vineyard has been slowly replanted ever since.

This wine is a labour of love, with the grapes hand-picked and fermented with wild yeast in a mixture of old Hungarian and Austrian oak barrels. With a gentle touch in both the vineyard and the winery, Homonna takes a minimal intervention approach, adding only a small dose of sulphur before bottling.

A wine of contradictions: lean yet textural, lush yet minerally, but always delicious.

About Homonna

Former electronic musician Attila Homonna started his winemaking project in 1999, in the town of Erdőbénye in Hungary's Tokaj region. Organically farming four hectares of Furmint and Hárslevelű vines, he limits his additions in the vineyard to small amounts of sulphur, baking powder, citrus oil, chamomile tea and minimal copper.

Homonna's mascot is the stag beetle, a common sight in the cover crop that lies between the rows of vines. Grapes are hand-picked, with fermentation happening with wild yeasts and in a mix of old Austrian, Hungarian, and French oak barrels. Just like in the vineyards, additions in the winery are kept to a minimum, with only small doses of sulphur added before bottling.

Winemaker Attila Homonna
Winemaker Attila Homonna
Home among the vines and cover crop in Tokaj, Hungary.
Additional Info

From The Producer

It was love at first sight. Határi is where it all started. It is the first vineyard Attila discovered in 1999, and it is reputed in Tokaj as an outstanding area. He bought the first parcels here with vines that were over 100 years old, and they have been gradually replanted since. The topsoil here is layered, crumbled rhyolite, with a perlite subsoil. Határi wines have a friendlier feel than those from Rány. It's all relative, of course, but they tend to be more lush and fruit-driven than mineral in character. The wine is fermented and aged in Stockinger barrels and Hungarian oak, typically between three and six years old.

Blend : Furmint (100%)
ABV : 13.5%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2025
Bottle Size : 750ml

Attila Hommona
Attila Hommona
Winemaker and organic grape-grower in Tokaj, Hungary.
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