PENDITS - ABAÚJSZÁNTÓ
The prize property of the estate is the Pendits at Abaújszántó, one of the uniquely gifted vineyards of the Tokaj appellation and spans over 1.4 hectares.The vineyard is facing south and planted on terraces of tuff-stone which guarantee a unique micro-climate as well as a heat reservoir. The 5,600 vinegrapes (80% Yellow Muscat and 20% Köverszölö) per hectare were planted 2002 and grow on dense loess soil which contains rhyolit-tuff-stone.
Pendits is protected by mixed forest and always shows seasoned crop of grapes which is used for the production of dry and sweet Yellow Muscat. Köverszölö (“fat grape”) is used for sweet wine production. Partly on account of its special microclimate and southern exposure, this vineyard was mentioned among the first growths in the 1867 Tokaj-Hegyalja Album, the definitive survey of “The Foothills”.
KRAKÓ - ABAÚJSZÁNTÓ
The single vineyard Krakó at Abaújszántó includes one hectar and is named after the Polish city Krakow since the street at the foot of the hill was the historic trading route between Tokaj and Krakow. The vineyard is facing south-west and is situated on terraces which give a special micro-climate and function as a heat reservoir. The 5,000 vinegrapes (80% Furmint and 20% Hárslevelü) were planted in 1982 and grow on dense volcanic loess soil which contains rhyolit-tuff-stone.
This vineyard has typical aromas of field herbs and is used mostly to produce outstanding dry Furmint wines. The Krakó single vineyard is surrounded by mixed forest which protects it from extreme weather conditions.