(Hungary) The aszú are the grapes collected in 25kg lots in baskets known as puttonyos in the Tokaj-Hegyalja region of Hungary. The grapes have undergone noble rot and are thus very sweet. Once crushed the pulp is added to a gönc of the normal wine - the more that are added, the sweeter the wine.
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Hungarian name for a quality level of the Tokay. Aszú is derived from aszalt (dry or dried) and refers to the botrytis Berries that are used for the production of the Tokaj Aszú or are prescribed in this condition. Aszú corresponds to the predicate levels outbreak. Beerenauslese or Trockenbeerenauslese, See in detail under Tokaj
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