Disznóko

One of the greatest single vineyards in Tokaj region

Product ID: 5644
Description

Set at the gateway to the Tokaj Wine Region at the southeastern most point of the Tokaj hills, the Disznókő Estate is one single estate of 150 hectares. Classified First Growth in 1732 by royal decree, it was always the property of influential Hungarian families who took great pride in their vineyard and wines. 
Since 1992, under the leadership of AXA Millésimes, Disznókő has been in the forefront of the renaissance of the true original style of Tokaji wines. The Disznókő winery together with its deep underground cellars, carved into the rock, combines stateof-the-art technology with age-old local tradition; it is also one of the finest examples of today’s modern architecture in Hungary.
The estate is also home to Sárga Borház restaurant, set in a former press house is one of the best in the region and a popular meeting place for locals too. You can soak up the atmosphere of the terrace that offers both sun and shade (from majestic chestnut trees) with a glass of Tokaji wine, a light snack or an excellent meal, typical Hungarian cooking with a contemporary...

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Set at the gateway to the Tokaj Wine Region at the southeastern most point of the Tokaj hills, the Disznókő Estate is one single estate of 150 hectares. Classified First Growth in 1732 by royal decree, it was always the property of influential Hungarian families who took great pride in their vineyard and wines. 
Since 1992, under the leadership of AXA Millésimes, Disznókő has been in the forefront of the renaissance of the true original style of Tokaji wines. The Disznókő winery together with its deep underground cellars, carved into the rock, combines stateof-the-art technology with age-old local tradition; it is also one of the finest examples of today’s modern architecture in Hungary.
The estate is also home to Sárga Borház restaurant, set in a former press house is one of the best in the region and a popular meeting place for locals too. You can soak up the atmosphere of the terrace that offers both sun and shade (from majestic chestnut trees) with a glass of Tokaji wine, a light snack or an excellent meal, typical Hungarian cooking with a contemporary twist. Inside you can choose from the air of a French restaurant or the other elegant, more relaxed saloon.  
The Tokaj-Hegyalja Market, a popular artisan market held every second Sunday of the month at the winery. The market is a gathering of over 60 local craftsmen and women who bring their handmade products: cheese and meats, jams and honeys, vinegars and oils, (organic) fruits and vegetables, spelt flour and pillows, chocolates and bakery goods... as well as pottery, soap, wooden toys, jewellery, clothes - and lots more! Always with live music, exhibitions, talks, market menu and wine tastings.

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Seasonal Activity

From October to May please get in touch to arrange your visit. During the summer we are open from 10am to 6pm. To ensure someone is ready to guide you when you arrive please contact us to arrange your visit.

Languages
English, Hungarian
Opening Hours
May to October, Daily: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
The meeting point

Hrsz. 0202 3931 Mezőzombor

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Highlights
  • Wander in the vineyards
  • Enjoy the view over the region and the Estate
  • Learn about the vineyard works, the harvest and the vinification of great Tokaji wines
  • Visit the underground ageing cellar
  • Taste wines in the cellar of the old winery (Sárga Borház)
  • Wines available from the Wine Boutique (including twenty vintages of Tokaji Aszú)
Nearby
  • Sárga Borház Restaurant on the estate
  • Artisan market held on the estate on the second Sunday of every month
  • Venue for the Zemplén Festival held in August
Grape varieties

FURMINT

  • traditional variety of the Tokaj wine region
  • 60% of the wine region is planted with this variety
  • became the principal Tokaj variety in 18th century
  • medium size, compact bunches
  • late to ripen (October) and retains its acidity when Botrytis is settling
  • natural propensity to yield most perfect quality botrytised grapes. Also makes remarkable dry wines.

 

HÁRSLEVELŰ

  • traditional variety of the Tokaj wine region
  • 30% of the wine region planted with this variety- large, looser bunches, grapes with thick skins
  • produces fewer botrytised grapes than Furmint
  • aromatic, notes of flowers, vegetal, typically elderflower, herbal tea
  • produces elegant, fresh dry white wines
  • leaves are similar to the linden tree ("Hárs")

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